Wk 42 – Paper Bag Southern Fried Chicken

Paper Bag Southern Fried Chicken

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 1-2 pounds of chicken

Heat and melt Crisco in a 3 inch skillet, temperature should be around 350 degrees.

Mix all dry ingredients in a paper bag.

Mix eggs, milk, and water.

Salt and pepper the chicken.  Pour wet mixture over chicken.  Let sit for 5 minutes.  Place chicken in bag and shake until coated.  Place the chicken in hot oil.  Fry turning as chicken browns.  Heavy parts such as breast, thighs, and legs will take 15 to 20 minutes, wings about 10 to 15 minutes.  Drain chicken on paper towels and salt if needed.

 

 

 

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