Flavorful Southern Fried Chicken Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Flavorful Southern Fried Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Flavorful Southern Fried Chicken

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"I found a recipe for fried chicken in a cookbook and I added my favorite spices to make it more flavorful."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    40 mins


  1. In a large plastic bag, combine the flour, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, poultry seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Shake to mix.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until a drop of water evaporates immediately. Dip one piece of chicken at a time into the milk, and then place in the bag with the coating. Shake until fully coated. Place in the frying pan, and continue with remaining chicken.
  3. Cook until the edges are browned, then flip and cook until browned on the other side. If some chicken is done sooner, keep on a paper towel lined plate in a warm oven, so that the chicken is all still warm at serving time.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 18, 2006

This is a great and very flavorful recipe for fried chicken. I always soak my chicken in salt water first to get the blood out. It make the chicken a lot more aestheically pleasing.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 15, 2005

I tried this recipe and I thought it was pretty good but dry. I mixed the flour with the parmasean cheese and the spices because the recipe directions doesn't tell you what to do with the flour. After fixing the chicken I think that you should probably dredge the chicken in the flour and then in the milk and then in the bag with the spices.

Dec 13, 2005

This recipe did not turn out at all like a good fried chicken. the batter hardly stuck to the chicken at all and it was basically just chicken tenders with no batter. the batter also tasted like straight parmesan cheese.

Dec 03, 2007

I tried this recipe very helpful but I used 2 eggs scrambled mixed with a little seasoning salt in place of the milk. It helps the mixture turn into a very crunchy, flavorful skin. Also the salt should be at least 1 tsp to give a good southern flavor.

Aug 26, 2009

My son used to say that I cooked the best fried chicken but I think this recipe is better. I think it's the parmesan cheese that makes it so delicious.

Mar 04, 2008

I added crushed red pepper to the flour and the other spices and it was very good.

Oct 11, 2006

I found it very flavorful, but did have to re-dip the chicken in milk and then back in the mixture to get a good coating.

Dec 15, 2010

This was the best recipe where the crust actually stayed on the chicken legs. Panko bread crumbs are the best. Did not add the salt. Next time (and there will be one) will up the garlic and onion powders. Maybe even add some red pepper flakes.


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  • Calories
  • 505 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47.8 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 34.3 g
  • 69%
  • Sodium
  • 842 mg
  • 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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