Undeniably, “Fried Chicken” is everyone’s favorite. That is why it is almost always present in every birthday party or family gathering. It tastes even more delicious when it’s crispy and crunchy altogether.
So, let’s try to check this all-time favorite recipe!
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
- Two (2) whole size of free-range or corn-fed organic chicken
- Six (6) cups of all-purpose flour
- Two (2) cups of buttermilk
- Two (2) tablespoons of garlic powder
- Five (5) tablespoons of salt
- Two (2) teaspoons of cayenne pepper
- Vegetable oil
- Four (4) tablespoons of ground black pepper
- One tablespoon of onion powder
- Slice the organic chicken. You should have about sixteen (16) chicken cuts.
- Set the chicken cuts aside.
- Using a large bowl, thoroughly mix the six cups of all-purpose flour, five tablespoons of salt, four tablespoons of ground black pepper, two tablespoons of garlic powder, two teaspoons of cayenne, and one teaspoon of onion powder.
- Your bowl should be large enough to soak the chicken cuts in the buttermilk.
- Preheat oil in a deep-frying pan using a stove. You can also use your deep-fryer, if you have one, and set it to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
- You can start with the chicken breasts.
- Take the breasts of the chicken.
- Lightly dredge them with the flour mixture you created in step 2.
- Dip or drench the chicken breasts in the bowl of buttermilk.
- Once coated, place them again in the flour mixture.
- Vigorously push the flour mixture into the wet chicken breast cuts.
- For a crustier and crunchier fried chicken, thoroughly coat the chicken cuts.
- Gently immerse the well-coated chicken breasts into the hot oil.
- Do the same dredging steps for the other chicken parts.
- For deep-fryer, set the timer to fifteen (15) minutes and use a probe thermometer to check if the chicken breast is ready to bite when it reads to 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep the same setting and steps for the rest of the chicken cuts.
- For frying technique under medium heat stove, your chicken breasts are ready for your crunch when they become golden brown.
- Once cooked, remove the chicken from the hot oil.
- Drain the oil of your fried chicken if using a deep fryer. Otherwise, place your crunchy chicken cuts on a serving dish covered with a paper towel.
- Let the chicken cuts drain for about 5 minutes.
- Allow your fried chicken to cool for another 10 minutes before you eat or serve them.
Enjoy the crispiness, crunchiness, and luscious taste of your fried chicken cuts. It will taste even more delicious when you pair it with gravy or a hot sauce.