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James Beard Fried Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tom Unwin

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup bread crumbs, preferably homemade
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
One 3 1/2-pound chicken, cut into 8 parts
2 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons Crisco

Directions:
Directions:
1. Mix bread crumbs and flour in a plastic bag, making sure they are well incorporated. Set aside.
2. Thoroughly wash the chicken parts; do not dry. Put chicken parts one piece at a time in the plastic bag and shake until
coated with the crumb mixture.
3. In a deep skillet, melt the butter and Crisco over high heat. Add the chicken parts, skin side down. Cook for 5 minutes, then
turn the parts over and cook for another 10 minutes. Turn again, lower heat, and cover skillet.
4. Cover for about 20 minutes until the chicken is a deep golden brown. Remove chicken from skillet and drain on paper
towels.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 Hour

 

 

 

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