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Family-Favorite Fried Chicken Recipe

Family-Favorite Fried Chicken Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min./batch YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 52 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.