Melissa's Old Fashioned Fried Chicken Recipe

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Melissa's Old Fashioned Fried Chicken

Karen Feinen

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@Ganieda

This is based on Melissa Gilbert's (of Little House on the Prairie fame) recipe for fried chicken.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

1
fryer chicken (cut up)
cooking oil, enough to fill a large frying pan 1/2 inch
1 c
all purpose four (add more if needed to coat chicken)
3 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine flour, old bay, salt and pepper in a large zip.lock bag, close bag and shake until ingredients are mixed.
2
Drop in chicken pieces, seal bag and shake until pieces are evenly coated.
(Alternately, you may also combine dry ingredients with a fork in a pie plate or a similar shallow container, and dredge chicken pieces in the flour mixture to coat.)
3
Heat oil in frying pan over high heat until a drop of water sizzles.Take chicken pieces and place them in the pan, skin side down. COVER, reduce heat to Med./High and cook for 15 minutes.
4
Remove lid, turn chicken over and cook for 15 more minutes. (if chicken is not browning enough increase heat to High for last 15 minutes)
5
When chicken is done, drain on paper towels. Serve immediately or keep warm in 190 degree oven.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Kosher
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom