Need good extra crunchy recipe for fried chicken **UPDATE***

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Laskaland, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    Hi!
    Anyone have a sure fire, extra crispy recipe for fried chicken coating? I am feeding the in-laws tomorrow night.
    THANK YOU
    Christina
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2009
  2. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like to pressure cook or bake my chicken the day before I'm going to fry it with some really good spices and put it in the frig overnight...it needs to sit in the frig overnight to get good and chilled or it will fall apart. Then when you fry it you can get your oil really hot and fry the coating really fast because the chicken is already done and all your doing is warming it through. Hot, fast frying gives you an extra crispy coating.

    When you make your coating use salted, seasoned flour and put baking powder in your flour. Then make an egg wash out of eggs and heavy cream...it will be nice and thick. Dunk the chicken in the flour...making sure to knock off the excess flour... then the egg wash and then back in the flour. Fry in hot oil until it's a lovely golden brown.
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    This isnt actually frying, but Shake and Bake Extra Crispy is just yummy, I fix it rather than frying.
     
  4. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
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    In-laws didn't come that night, but I made the chicken anyway [​IMG]

    It was yummmmmie!!
    Thank you for all the suggestions.
    Hugs
    Christina
    (who used a new cast iron pan!)
     
  5. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW!!! That looks wonderful...now I'm hungry.
     
  6. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    That looks delicious!

    I think I just drooled on the keyboard!
     
  7. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    Thanks sweeties. I never made fried chicken from scratch before...it was fun! And it was yummie....

    Hugs
    Christina
     
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    That looks absolutely perfect. Wow. [​IMG] Now I have to wipe the drool off my keyboard.

    Did you use any special spices?
     
  9. Poorfarmer

    Poorfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    The in laws missed some really good looking fried chicken. eggcellent job, now i am hungry again. you probably used 10 secret ingredints right
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  10. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't think she is talkin'! I think she is working on packaging her secret spices to sell to the rest of us.
     

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