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True Souther Fried Chicken
whole cut up chicken, 6 pieces plus wings or boneless skinless chicken of choice
crushed/ ground black pepper
inches of shortening or canola oil in heavy skillet
How to Make True Souther Fried Chicken
1pour water and 1/4 cup salt into large metal or glass bowl, soak chicken for at least 3 hours.
2take chicken out of brine and dry on clean cooking cloth or paper towels
3pre-heat oil or shortening in large/heavy metal fry pan to 350 degrees.
5mix all dry ingredients in gallon size zip lock bag and shake well
6dredge dry chicken in flour mixture starting with large pieces.
7then dip into buttermilk/egg mixture let excess drip off
8dredge chicken in flour mixture again and gently place into pan of 350 degree oil or shortening
9cook 6 -12 minutes per side or until juices run clear
drain on rack for a few minutes and serve. Cook few pieces at a time and be sure all are relative in size.
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