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CAIRO - 4 November 2017: If you've been wondering how to make fried chicken, make this recipe your go-to. Always a picnic favorite, this chicken is delicious either hot or cold. Kids call it home-made Kentucky Fried Chicken!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min.
● 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
● 2 tbsp garlic salt
● 1 tablespoon paprika
● 3 teaspoons pepper, divided
● 2-1/2 teaspoons
● 2 large eggs
● 1-1/2 cups water
● 1 teaspoon salt
● 2 broiler/fryer chickens (3-1/2 to 4 pounds each), cut up
● Oil for deep-fat frying
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 2-2/3 cups flour, garlic salt, paprika, 2-1/2 teaspoons pepper and poultry seasoning. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and water; add salt and the remaining flour and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then place in the bag, a few pieces at a time. Seal bag and shake to coat.
In a deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken, several pieces at a time, for 5-6 minutes on each side or until golden brown and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 8 servings.
2 pieces = 469 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 1738mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein.