Recipe by Doreen
"A whole fryer chicken, marinated and coated in egg, milk and seasoned flour, then fried until extra crispy! Reported to have the extra crispy chicken taste and texture of a famous restaurant chain chicken."
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1 (4 pound)
whole chicken, cut into pieces
oil for deep frying
2 1/2 teaspoons
ground black pepper
I've never made fried chicken before, and this was just what I was looking for! I always marinate poultry in a salt water solution before I make it (big difference, much more juicy), so I knew Doreen knew what she was talking about. Thank you for such a nice recipe!
Tried this recipe to see if I would like it better than mine. This is not a bad recipe I just will be sticking to mine in the future.
I tried it today. It was so good. Instead of dipping the chicken to the flour for the first time, I shook it in a brown bag. For a kick, I added some creole seasoning and chili powder to the flour mixture. Since I don't have a deep fryer or meat thermometer, I cooked the chicken in medium heat for the first two minutes and low heat for the rest. The salt water marination and msg really did the trick! kudos.
This was great! I tried it last night and this is a keeper. Crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. I did omit MSG and added more seasoning. Thanks for posting!
I really liked this recipe. I find leaving the chicken to brine overnight in the fridge works better than just 20 minutes, but 20 minutes will do if you're short on time. I added a few more spices to the mix as other reviewers did. Also omitted the msg. Beautiful! Will mnake this again.
Very good, I did add a lot more seasonings to my flour. I always drain fried food on a rack because the bottom can get soggy if drained on a paper towel.
The marinade really made a difference-the chicken was extra tender. Actually the whole cooking method was great. The only addition I made was to the spices; I increased the pepper and added 1 teas. each of paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard and poultry seasoning. No matter how you like your chicken seasoned and breaded, the marinade will make a difference. Yum!
I searched long and hard for a good fried chicken recipe. This one is it. I agree with Janice, the only extra thing it needs is a few more spices in the batter.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Restaurant-Style Extra Crispy Chicken
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 379
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