Penny's Famous Fried Chicken
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- 2 c
- all purpose flour
- 4-8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts or whole chicken cut into 8 pices
- eggs beaten
- 1 1/2 c
- crushed ritz crackers, or crispy panko
- 1/4 c
- 3 tsp
- mccormick original chicken seasoning
- 1 1/2 tsp
- paprika, sweet mild
- 1/2 tsp
- round black pepper
- 1/2 tsp
- sea salt
- 1 Tbsp
- 1 c
- peanut oil
- 1/4 tsp
- dry mustard
Drain water the next evening when ready to cook.
In a medium bowl, mix all dry ingredients, except crackers, till well blended.
In a separarte medium bowl, mix egs and water till frothy.
In another medium bowl add crushed ritz crackers, or panko.
Pat dry chicken breasts, and coat both sides in the egg mix.
Coat both sides of chicken in the flour mix, and recoat in egg mix. Then coat in the cracker/panko mix.
In large heavy skillet add peanut oil, on medum high heat, and brown both sides of chicken with lid off.
After browned on both sides about 5 minutes each, cover chicken, and lower heat to medium low. This keeps the juicyness of the chicken. Cook this way for about 40 minutes. The last 10 minutes, increase the heat to medium high again to make the chicken crispy, removing the lid the last 5 minutes.