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Fried Chicken Recipe

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This recipe for Fried Chicken, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

CC Bennett
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008


2−3 pounds cut−up chicken pieces
buttermilk (for soaking)
1 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon Accent
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
Cotton seed oil for frying

Allow chicken to soak in buttermilk over night..
Mix egg and milk in a bowl. Mix flour, Accent, salt, and pepper in a zip lock bag. Preheat deep fryer to 350F, or place 3/4 inch oil in a skillet set on medium. Dry chicken with paper towels. Dredge in flour mixture, place in
milk/eggs, and then back to flour mixture. Do this one piece at a time making sure that there is total coverage over entire surface of chicken in each step.

*If you are using a deep fryer, fry a few pieces at a time for about 20 minutes, covered, turning occasionally.
*If pan frying, cook, covered, turning occasionally for about 30 minutes.
*Allow to drain on paper bags.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In loving memory of Granny Q and her many years of surviving breast cancer.




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