Crispy Fried Chicken

  • 8 pcs
    Chicken (legs, thighs, or breasts)
  • 2 cup
    Flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp
    Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp
    Thyme (dried)
  • 2 pcs
  • 1/4 cup
  • Vegetable Oil (for frying)
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)

Scovia Mwikali

  • 1
    In a shallow dish, combine the all-purpose flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • 2
    In another shallow dish, beat the eggs with the milk until well combined.
  • 3
    Dip each piece of chicken into the egg mixture, then dredge it in the seasoned flour, shaking off any excess.
  • 4
    Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until it reaches 350°F (175°C).
  • 5
    Carefully place the coated chicken pieces into the hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the skillet.
  • 6
    Fry the chicken pieces for about 8-10 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy, and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C).
  • 7
    Remove the fried chicken from the skillet and drain on paper towels to remove excess oil.
  • 8
    Serve the crispy fried chicken hot, alongside your favorite side dishes such as mashed potatoes, coleslaw, or cornbread.
  • 9
    Enjoy this delicious and comforting meal that's sure to satisfy your cravings for crispy, flavorful chicken!

A favorite Southern dish, crispy fried chicken is known for its mouthwatering blend of crispy skin and soft, juicy insides. Our recipe’s secret ingredient is a delicious combination of herbs and spices that are carefully seasoned to add exquisite taste to every bite. Every ingredient, from cayenne pepper and onion powder to paprika and garlic powder, is essential to producing the distinct flavor that makes fried chicken a beloved dish.

However, cooking technique is the key to getting the ideal crispiness—a tasty seasoning blend alone is not enough. We use a double-dredging technique in our recipe, where the chicken pieces are dipped in a mixture of beaten eggs, breadcrumbs, or crushed cornflakes after first being coated in a seasoned flour mixture. This insures a delicious crunch with every bite and creates a thick, crunchy crust that seals in moisture.

The temperature of the oil is one of the keys to getting crispy fried chicken. A constant frying temperature of 350°F to 375°F is necessary to guarantee that the chicken cooks through to a golden-brown crust without turning greasy. To achieve the best crispiness and even cooking, it’s also recommended to use a deep fryer or heavy-bottomed skillet with enough oil in it to completely cover the chicken pieces.

Crispy Fried Chicken is more than simply a texture; it’s an experience. The sensation of biting into a perfectly fried chicken, hearing the delightful crunch as you break through the crispy exterior, and tasting the juicy, savory meat beneath is indescribably satisfying. Crispy Fried Chicken, whether served hot straight out of the fryer or cold as leftovers the following day, is a beloved classic that never goes wrong.

A culinary marvel that will satisfy even the pickiest eater is Crispy Fried Chicken. This meal, which is cherished for its juicy, delicate meat, satisfying crunch, and enticing blend of tastes, is a tribute to the comfort food genre’s timeless popularity. So why not indulge in the deliciousness of our Fried Chicken dish for yourself and your loved ones? Assemble your ingredients, preheat the oil, and prepare to feast on a meal suitable for any celebration.