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I want a recipe for deep frying chicken and the best spices to use to make it taste good like in the south because I bought a deep fryer they use it most restuarants,I've already used it to fry fish/shrimp.


Asked by wandaluv at 5:57 PM on Apr. 19, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • This is a home version of my restaurant recipe


    3 qts water
    1 T salt
    1 (2- to 2-1/2 lb.) fryer, cut up
    1 tsp seasoned salt
    1 tsp poultry seasoning
    1 tsp pepper
    1 c flour
    2 c peanut oil
    1/4 c bacon drippings

    COMBINE: 3 qts. water & 1 T salt in a large bowl; add chicken. Cover & chill 8 hrs. Drain chicken; rinse with cold water, pat dry.

    COMBINE; seasonings; sprinkle half over chicken. Combine rest of mixture & flour in a large zip-top bag. Place 2 pieces of chicken in bag/ seal. Shake to coat. Remove chicken; repeat with remaining chicken.

    COMBINE: oil and bacon drippings in deep fryer. Heat to 360 degrees. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time

    Cover and cook 6 MINUTES, uncover and cook 9 MINUTES.

    Turn chicken pieces; cover and cook 6 MINUTES. Uncover and cook 5-9 MINUTES. Drain on paper towels

    Answer by SweetLuci at 8:23 AM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • I want a good southern fried chicken recipe too.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:12 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • after brining the chicken in the salt water marinate it in hot sauce and buttermilk overnight!!! MMMM!
    check out this plethora of southern fried chicken recipies!!!

    Answer by chefjen at 9:12 AM on Apr. 20, 2009

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