Crispy Fried Chicken

Staff Writer
There's nothing like crispy, fried chicken!

Crispy fried chicken is given extra spice with chili powder. 

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Deliver 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
  • 2 chickens, cut into serving pieces
  • 2 Teaspoons seasoning salt
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Cup butter


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.

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.