Thursday, June 14, 2012

Best-Ever Fried Chicken

I made this recipe for my family and it was a huge hit. Enjoy!



Best-Ever Fried Chicken:
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up (I used boneless chicken breasts)
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl, mix the first five ingredients. In a separate
  • shallow bowl, whisk the milk, egg and lemon juice. Coat chicken
  • pieces, one at a time, with flour mixture; dip in milk mixture, then
  • coat again with flour mixture.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry
  • chicken, a few pieces at a time, for 6-10 minutes on each side or
  • until chicken juices run clear. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving equals 811 calories, 57 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 176 mg cholesterol, 725 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 47 g protein.


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