Penny's Famous Fried Chicken

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Penny Hall

By
@FantasyFaery54

This is a recipe handed down from my Great Grandmother Carrico

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4
    4-8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts or whole chicken cut into 8 pices
  • 2
    eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    crushed ritz crackers, or crispy panko
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 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
    cornstarch
  • 1 c
    peanut oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry mustard

How to Make Penny's Famous Fried Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Wash chicken breasts, soak overnight in cold water with 1/2 tsp salt, in a covered dish in the refrigerator.
    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.
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  2. Serve with sour cream mashed potatoes, and a green veggetable of your choice. To make sour cream mashed potatoes, the night before, soak yhour peeled, and chunked potatoes in salted cold water, covered to keep from turning brown, in teh refrigerator. Drain and rinse the next evening, and place in medium to large pot, depending on family size, in cold water. Boil potatoes until fork goes through easily. Drain, add 1 stick of butter, and 8 ounces of sour cream instead of milk. Mash thoroughly, then use an electric beater to make creamy. Add 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, chves, or your favorite garnish as you whip the potatoes to creamy consistency. We like steamed asparagus with this meal.

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About Penny's Famous Fried Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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