Southern Homemade Fried Chicken. This is half of the recipe. I would add two stirred raw eggs in a bowl. Now thats some REAL southern FRIED chicken!
Crispy and juicy, it's sure to be a family favorite. Crispy and juicy, it's sure to be a family favorite. There's also no need for a long marinade in buttermilk, so you don't have to plan ahead. You can cook Southern Homemade Fried Chicken using 10 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Southern Homemade Fried Chicken
- It’s 3 of bone or boneless chicken breast.
- You need 2 each of eggs.
- You need 2 cup of all-purpose flour.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of paprika.
- It’s 1 1/2 tbsp of season-all.
- You need 2 tsp of garlic powder.
- Prepare 2 tsp of onion powder.
- It’s of salt.
- Prepare 1/2 tsp of ground black pepper.
- It’s of Louisiana Hot sauce.
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Southern Homemade Fried Chicken instructions
- Mix eggs and hot sauce in bowl. Cut chicken to appropriate size if with bone or leave whole, up to you..
- Set deep fryer to 375°F. Mix flour and all other dry ingredients in large bowl. Sift together..
- Dip chicken in flour. Then into egg wash. Then REDIP in flour..
- Place in fryer. Once the piece floats and has nice crisp brown coating remove and place in container lined with paper towels to wick away extra grease..
- Enjoy. Cooking time may vary with size of chicken piece. Please cut into thickest portions to assure it is fully done..
To Season or Not to Season. Typically, the way fried chicken is seasoned in the South, depends solely on how you grew-up eating it. Some cooks add herbs to the flour, some marinate chicken pieces in hot sauce, some add more seasonings, in addition to table salt and black pepper for the breading. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk. In another bowl, combine flour and seasonings.