Mexican Fried Chicken

Annacia *

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@Annacia

Fried chicken with a Mexican flair. I got this when I lived in California. It makes gooood chicken


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Serves:

4

Prep:

12 Hr

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

1
broiler-fryer chicken (cut-up or 4 lg chicken breasts)
1
(8 ounce) carton sour cream
1/4 c
milk
1
(4 ounce) can diced green chili peppers
2 tsp
fresh cilantro
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1
garlic clove (or 1/2 tsp garlic powder)
1 tsp
ground cumin
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 c
all-purpose flour
lime wedge's (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl combine sour cream, milk, chili peppers, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper.
2
Place chicken pieces in a bag and set in a shallow dish. Pour sour cream mixture over chicken, seal bag.
3
Refrigerate overnight, turn bag occasionally.
4
Place flour in a shallow dish.
5
Remove chicken from sour cream mixture shaking off excess.
6
Discard sour cream mixture remaining in bag.
7
Add chicken pieces to flour mixture, a few at a time, turning to coat.
8
Add oil to a 12-inch heavy skillet to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Heat over medium high heat until hot (350F) Reduce heat.
9
Carefully add chicken to the skillet. Cook uncovered, over medium heat about 40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 F for breast, 180F for thighs and drumsticks), turning occasionally to brown evenly.
10
Drain on paper towel.

About this Recipe

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