- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 to 3 pounds), cut up
- In a bowl, combine first four ingredients. Wash and dry chicken; coat pieces in flour mixture. In a skillet, melt shortening to 1/2-in. depth over medium-high heat. Fry chicken (in batches if necessary) in hot shortening until golden brown on all sides. Return all chicken to pan; cover and cook over low heat until chicken is done, about 30 minutes. Yield: about 8 servings.
Reviews forFried Chicken
"I've always made my chicken like this. Most of the time I leave out the garlic but it is good both ways."
"There's nothin' better than fried chicken!"