Great Grandma's Fried Chicken!

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Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

Great Grandmother Kennedy use to make this for us at least once a week. This was her small batch! We had a very large family... The Great Grandmother, The Grandmother, my parents, my siblings and myself, and there were usually about 12 cousins and friends hanging around!

Great Grandmother would make big batches of chicken up and we would eat it hot... and have cold chicken for lunches and picnics! Oh how I miss those great family picnics at the lake!

Rating:

★★★★★ 7 votes

Comments:
Serves:
32 pieces
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • EGG MIXTURE

  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 6 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    each: salt and ground black pepper
  • FLOUR MIXTURE

  • 4 c
    flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    each: salt and ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • CHICKEN

  • 4 large
    frying chickens (cut apart)
  • OIL

  • 4 - 6
    inches of melted lard or cooking oil in a large skillet or pan

How to Make Great Grandma's Fried Chicken!

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in skillet or pan to 375 degrees.
  2. Beat the milk spices and eggs together well in the first bowl.

    Mix the flour mixture together in a second bowl.

    Wash the cut up chicken, pat dry. Put in the first bowl with the egg mixture. Coat Well.
  3. Put a couple pieces of chicken at a time into the flour mixture... coat chicken well.
  4. Place chicken into hot oil. Fry chicken parts for about 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until done (do not over crowd the chicken as this will lower the cooking temperature and affect cooking times). Remove the chicken to paper towel lined platter to drain. Repeat until all chicken is done.

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About Great Grandma's Fried Chicken!

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




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