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Family-Favorite Fried Chicken

 Family-Favorite Fried Chicken
I was never impressed with the fried chicken recipes I'd tried, but then I started to experiment and came up with one that my whole family loves. Once you taste it, you'll know why! —Samantha Pazdernik, Breckenridge, MN
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min./batch


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons poultry seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • In a shallow bowl, mix the first nine ingredients. In a separate
  • shallow bowl, whisk eggs. Dip chicken pieces, one at a time, in
  • eggs; coat with flour mixture.
  • Heat oil to 375° in an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer. Fry
  • chicken, a few pieces at a time, 4-5 minutes on each side or until
  • golden brown and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 7 ounces cooked chicken equals 630 calories, 29 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 290 mg cholesterol, 414 mg sodium,

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Family-Favorite Fried Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 52 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.