Crispy Fried Chicken

Crispy Fried Chicken
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Crispy fried chicken is given extra spice with chili powder. 

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6
Servings
263
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1  Teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1  Teaspoon  gravy base
  • 1  Teaspoon  paprika
  • 3/4  Teaspoons  poultry seasoning
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  chili powder
  • chickens, cut into serving pieces
  • 2  Teaspoons  seasoning salt
  • 1/2  Cup  vegetable oil
  • 1/4  Cup  butter

Directions

In large plastic or brown bag, combine flour and next 5 ingredients.

Sprinkle chicken on all sides with seasoning salt and shake chicken pieces in the seasoned flour and lay on waxed paper while oil is heating.

In 12-inch skillet, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat until hot. Carefully add chicken, skin side down; cook until golden brown, about 10 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. (Keep warm, if desired.) Repeat with remaining chicken. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
161µg
23%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
24µg
27%
Calcium, Ca
37mg
4%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
18µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
27mg
8%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Phosphorus, P
73mg
10%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
455mg
30%
Water
31g
1%

Fried Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Fried Chicken Cooking Tip

Wash everything that chicken touches with soap and hot water.