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Fried Chicken Coating

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

4 servings per batch

Eileen Frank relies on this made-in-minutes mixture to cook up a down-home chicken dinner. "We think this flavorful coating tastes a lot like the one at a well-known chicken restaurant chain," she writes form Castor, Alberta.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
  • canola oil

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year. Yield: 3 batches (2-1/2 cups total).
  2. To prepare chicken: Place about 3/4 cup of coating in a large resealable plastic bag. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk. Dip chicken pieces into egg mixture, then place in the bag; seal and shake until coated.
  3. In a large skillet, heat 1/2 in. of oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on all sides; remove to a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

2 piece: 515 calories, 25g fat (7g saturated fat), 242mg cholesterol, 1341mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 49g protein.

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  • Shawn
    Apr 20, 2020

    My family loved this coating! My personal opinion is that the strength of the seasoning is a little too much. I will adjust the measurements of paprika, salt and pepper by half. We will definitely use this again.

  • Sharon
    Jun 20, 2018

    Made this recipe tonight (06/19/18) and loved it! I rated it in my recipe book as "To Die For". I added one tablespoon granulated garlic and one tablespoon of onion powder. Delicious and definitely a keeper!

  • savoie.luvgspointers
    Apr 24, 2012

    We made this recipe and it was a hit! This is the best fried chicken coating recipe I ever tried; Keeping this! My Tip: If your chicken thighs come with the back bone attached, pop the thigh bone from the hip socket. Do the same for leg quarters if using. This trick will aid in the marinating process and speed up cooking.

  • s_pants
    Aug 19, 2010

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  • jorkel
    Aug 6, 2010

    I made this coating for my in-laws when they came and visited, and we had this twice while they were here. Nice coating and wonderful flavor!

  • lisamc
    Jan 6, 2010

    I've used this mix several different times and we enjoy it every time. The kids love the crunchy coating and I love the flavor.

  • doombok1
    Jul 4, 2009

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  • amyneal02
    Jan 20, 2009

    This is a good recipe for fried chicken. I like how it's done in a skillet for browning and finished up in the oven. Makes the chicken real juicy and crisp. Will definitely keep this mixture on hand!

  • amyneal02
    Jan 20, 2009

    This is a good recipe for fried chicken. I like how it's done in a skillet for browning and finished up in the oven. Makes the chicken real juicy and crisp. Will definitely keep this mixture on hand!

  • Seritalynn
    Oct 11, 2008

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