Famous Fried Chicken




  1. Cut chicken into eight pieces.
  2. Rinse pieces in cold water and let them soak in fresh cold salted water for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Drain and pat dry.
  4. Place Fried Chicken Breading into a bowl. Heat 1 inch of vegetable oil (preferably soy, canola or peanut oil) in a large skillet over medium-high heat (375* in an electric skillet).
  5. Dredge chicken through the breading, coating well on all surfaces.
  6. Pat off excess breading and place chicken in hot oil, making sure pieces are not touching each other.
  7. When the chicken is browned (approximately 5 minutes), turn pieces over and reduce heat to medium (300*). Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  8. Then remove lid, bring heat back to medium high and turn chicken, cooking an additional 5-7 minutes.
  9. Let chicken drain on a paper towel before eating.