Cajun Country Fried Chicken
I've perfected my own Cajun seasoning made from 11 herbs and spices. But in this recipe, a store-bought variety works just as well.Dave Fisher, Ten Mile, Tennessee
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min, + marinating Cook: 10 min.
- 2 cups milk
- 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, divided
- 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound), halved
- 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- In a large bowl, combine milk and 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning; add
- chicken. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, lemon-pepper,
- garlic salt and remaining Cajun seasoning. Drain chicken and discard
- milk mixture. Place chicken in flour mixture and shake to coat.
- In a skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil; fry chicken for 7-8 minutes or
- until juices run clear. Yield: 8-10 servings.