Mexican Fried Chicken

Annacia *

By
@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)

Step-By-Step

1In a bowl combine sour cream, milk, chili peppers, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper.

2Place chicken pieces in a bag and set in a shallow dish. Pour sour cream mixture over chicken, seal bag.

3Refrigerate overnight, turn bag occasionally.

4Place flour in a shallow dish.

5Remove chicken from sour cream mixture shaking off excess.

6Discard sour cream mixture remaining in bag.

7Add chicken pieces to flour mixture, a few at a time, turning to coat.

8Add 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.

9Carefully 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.

10Drain on paper towel.

About this Recipe

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