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Savory Seasoned Chicken

My mother-in-law shared this treasured recipe with me. It's long been a family favorite and is always welcome whenever I offer it to family and friends.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons meat tenderizer, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon each curry powder, garlic powder, onion powder, ground mustard and ground sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • In a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag, combine dry ingredients. In another bowl, beat egg and milk. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then dredge or shake in flour mixture.
  • In a deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken, several pieces at a time, for 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until juices run clear.

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