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Fried Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Coyle
Added: Friday, September 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
dash black pepper
1-1/2 cups buttermilk
1 3 lb. frying chicken, cut into pieces
vegetable oil for frying

Directions:
Directions:
In a shallow bowl, combine flour and seasonings.

Pour buttermilk in a large bowl and soak the chicken parts in it for 15 minutes. Dredge each piece of chicken in the flour mixture, coating well.

Heat about 1 inch of the oil in a large (preferably cast iron) skillet until very hot (rippling). Place chicken pieces in hot oil and brown on each side. Reduce temperature on stove, cover pan, and cook chicken, turning occasionally, for another 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Uncover pan and cook for another few minutes to crisp.

Serve hot or cold.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is as close as I can come to the original taste of the chicken we had down south as kids. It works best with smaller chicken parts, so have the butcher cut up a frying chicken for you. The packaged chicken breasts in the stores today are just too large to cook through without getting too browned. Packaged legs and thighs work well though.

 

 

 

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