Herbed Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

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Herbed Southern Fried Chicken

Marjorie Milligan


Crispy yet moist inside chicken fried the southern way

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4 to 6
20 Min
30 Min
Deep Fry


3 lb. frying chicken - cut up
2 cups self-rising flour
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground sage
2 eggs, beaten with 2 tablespoon water
vegetable oil for frying


1Fill a deep frying skillet or Electric Skillet to not more than 1/2 full of peanut oil or your favorite oil. Heat to 325 - 350 degree.

2In a bag combine flour and seasoning.

3Pat Chicken dry and shake chicken one piece at a time in the flour mixture until coated.

4Dip chicken in the egg mixture - then shake again in the flour mixture until completely coated.

5Fry chicken a few pieces at a time 10 - 15 minutes - skin side down - do not crowd the pieces in the pan.

6Turn the chicken and cover the skillet - fry for 10 minutes - then uncover the pan and fry for 5 to 7 minutes or until the chicken is tender and the juices run clear.

7Repeat with remaining pieces of chicken

8Drain on paper towels and let stand for a few minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern