Southern Fried Chicken

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Annette Landis

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@cookingmaniac

found this in one of those little cookbooks at the checkout(big weakness for me. can't seem to pass them up)it's from a book called down-home cooking from wesson oil.love this recipe. it's just as good cold as it is hot.i only make it a few times a year but when i do i buy 2 large packs of chicken legs and fry away.my bf takes it to work and his buddies want to know where he buys it at.

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

2 1/2-3 lb
chicken
2 c
self rising flour
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
ground sage
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
water
vegetable oil

How to Make Southern Fried Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1Rinse chicken,pat dry and set aside.
  • 2Fill electric skillet no than half its depth with vegetable oil.Heat to 325-350 degrees F.
  • 3In large ziploc bag combine flour and seasonings.(I usually make extra and put in another bag in case flour mixture gets to clumpy after you start coating chicken)
  • 4Mix eggs with water.Put in dish large enough to dip chicken in.
  • 5Shake chicken, one piece at a time in flour mixture and lay on cookie sheet.
  • 6Dip chicken in egg mixture, then shake again in flour mixture til completely coated.
  • 7Fry chicken,a few at a time,skin side down for 15-20 minutes.(i usually can fit 8 legs in skillet at a time)
  • 8Turn chicken,put a lid on skillet and fry another 15-20 minutes.
  • 9Remove lid and continue to fry another 5 minutes.
  • 10Drain on paper towels and let set for 5 minutes before serving

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About Southern Fried Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #Fried, #chicken