Herbed Southern Fried Chicken

Herbed Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

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Marjorie Milligan


Crispy yet moist inside chicken fried the southern way


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4 to 6
20 Min
30 Min
Deep Fry


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    3 lb. frying chicken - cut up
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    2 cups self-rising flour
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    1 teaspoon black pepper
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    1 teaspoon garlic powder
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    1 teaspoon onion powder
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    2 teaspoon salt
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    1 teaspoon paprika
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    1/2 teaspoon ground sage
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    2 eggs, beaten with 2 tablespoon water
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    vegetable oil for frying

How to Make Herbed Southern Fried Chicken


  1. Fill a deep frying skillet or Electric Skillet to not more than 1/2 full of peanut oil or your favorite oil. Heat to 325 - 350 degree.
  2. In a bag combine flour and seasoning.
  3. Pat Chicken dry and shake chicken one piece at a time in the flour mixture until coated.
  4. Dip chicken in the egg mixture - then shake again in the flour mixture until completely coated.
  5. Fry chicken a few pieces at a time 10 - 15 minutes - skin side down - do not crowd the pieces in the pan.
  6. Turn the chicken and cover the skillet - fry for 10 minutes - then uncover the pan and fry for 5 to 7 minutes or until the chicken is tender and the juices run clear.
  7. Repeat with remaining pieces of chicken
  8. Drain on paper towels and let stand for a few minutes before serving.

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About Herbed Southern Fried Chicken

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

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