Crispy Fried Chicken

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

Favorite at picnics. Delicious hot or cold.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag or shallow bowl, combine 2 2/3 cups flour, garlic salt, paprika, 2 1/2 teaspoons pepper and poultry seasoning.
  2. In another bowl, beat eggs and water; add salt and remaining flour and pepper.
  3. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then shake or dredge in flour mixture.
  4. In a deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 365 degrees.
  5. Fry chicken, several pieces at a time, for about 10 minutes, turning once or until the chicken is golden brown and crispy and the juices run clear.
  6. Drain on paper towels.
Most Helpful

2 5

I started out deep frying this chicken as suggested but then finished the rest up in the frying pan. Although the flavor was good, I found the breading to be tough and hard and it took way longer then 10 minutes to cook the drumsticks I was using.

5 5

I used this exact recipe for deep frying boneless skinless chicken breasts tonight. They turned out amazingly well. The breading was light and crispy and had excellent flavor. Everyone loved it!

5 5

This recipe is great! I have to admit I changed a bit around though. I "made" my own buttermilk and used that instead of water.. I pan fried my chicken, and I used boneless pieces.. (mostly because I don't know what a broiler-fryer chicken is, and cutting it up sounded time consuming) I also added chili powder to both mixes, and used more paprika then suggested, also more pepper lol. When I fried the chicken I did 6 minutes on one side and 6 on the other, then a minute and a half on each. Really crispy, really good.. my boyfriend loved it as did my mom, and myself.