Crisco's super-crisp country fried chicken

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Milk
1 \N Egg
1 cup Flour
2 teaspoons Garlic salt OR garlic powder
2 teaspoons Monosodium glutamate; (MSG) option
1 teaspoon Paprika
1 teaspoon Black pepper*
¼ teaspoon Poultry seasoning*
1 \N Frying chicken (2 1/2 to 3 pounds); cut up OR use chicken pieces
\N \N Crisco for frying

Blend milk and egg. Combine flour and seasonings in plastic or paper bag.

Shake chicken in the seasoned flour. Dip chicken pieces in milk-egg mixture. Shake chicken a second time in seasoning mixture to coat thoroughly and evenly. Shallow or deep fry in hot crisco.

TO SHALLOW FRY: Melt crisco in skillet to about ½ to 1 inch deep and heat to 365 F. Brown chichen on all sides. Reduce heat (275 F) and continue cooking until chicken is tender, about 30 to 40 minutes. Do not cover. Turn chicken several times during cooking. drain on paper towels.

TO DEEP FRY: Prepare as above and cook in deep crisco heated to 365 F. for 15 to 18 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

*FOR EXTRA SPICY CHICKEN: increase black pepper to 2 teaspoons and poultry seasoning to ½ teaspoon.

Posted to TNT Recipes Digest by Cody Jones <jonesc@...> on Mar 5, 1998

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