Crispy lemon- aid fried chicken

Crispy Lemon- Aid Fried Chicken Recipe

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Irisa Raina 9


Thea, here you go. I hope if you try it you'll let me know how you liked it.

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15 Min
25 Min


4 chicken breast, skin on bone off “pounded to ¼ inch “
4 teaspoons sea salt, divided in ½
12 oz of frozen lemon juice divided in ½
12 ounce can of a lemon/lime soda divided in ½
1 cup cake flour or bisquick
zest from one lemon
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 – 2 teaspoons all purpose flour
oil for frying

How to Make Crispy lemon- aid fried chicken


  • 1Place chicken pieces in a large plastic zip bag; add 2 teaspoons salt, ½ of the lemon aid and ½ of the soda, add the chicken, seal the bag and refrigerate at least for 2 hours or overnight. Toss the chicken occasionally.
  • 2Drain the chicken thoroughly and dry with a paper towel.
  • 3In a zip lock plastic bag, combine the cake flour, paprika, pepper, salt, onion powder, garlic powder and seal and shake to mix thoroughly.
  • 4Add chicken pieces; seal bag and toss to coat, several times.
  • 5In a large skillet, heat ½ inch of oil. Add chicken; brown on all sides, about 15 minutes. Reduce heat and continue cooking till the chicken is done.
    Turn the chicken as needed.
  • 6Remove the chicken, cover and set aside. Reserve about 2 tablespoon of the oil from the chicken, and scrape the bottom of the pan.
  • 7Add the flour “1 teaspoon at a time “to the hot oil, and mix with a whisk till the flour has started to cook.
  • 8Carefully add remaining lemon aid, zest & soda and once this starts to boil, turn down the heat and keep whisking, cook till this is thick and hot. Check for salt and pepper, adding as necessary.
  • 9To serve drizzle the lemon gravy over the chicken or serve on the side.

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About Crispy lemon- aid fried chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken, Marinades, Gravies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy