Southern Fried Chicken Recipe
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Southern Fried Chicken Recipe


Virginia (Ginger) Dean Recipe

By Virginia (Ginger) Dean
grannyginger


Naturally fried chicken is considered Southern crusine. Folks young and old enjoy good fried chicken...especially home cooked. My husband says I'm the champion fried chicken cooker. Don't know about that, but everyone who has ever tried mine really loves it, and wants to know how I get it so crispy. Hope my explanatin of how I cook fried chicken helps you develop the skills of preparing a genuine Southern tradition.

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Rating:
Serves:
4 to 6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This one will make you look like you're kin to the Colonel! We love the buttermilk soak combined with the self-rising flour... super crunchy.

Ingredients

8
pieces chicken breast tenderloins, boneless, skinless
2 c
buttermilk, or enough to cover chicken pieces
3 to 4 c
unbleached plain or white lily® unbleached self-rising flour
1 rounded Tbsp
rumford baking powder (if using plain flour)
app. 3-4 c
cooking oil
1/2 tsp
salt per cup flour used (if using plain flour)
salt and pepper to taste
2 c
sweet milk (regular milk)
2
eggs
if you fry more than one batch of chicken increase your flour and oil accordingly.

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

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