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Southern Fried Chicken

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Southern Fried Chicken is simply yummy! They vanish in no time at home. You will understand why this is so popular at my place once you take a bite of the crispy Southern Fried Chicken!
Ingredients
  Broiler fryer chicken 2
  Soft bread crumbs 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Cayenne 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1
Directions

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
Cut each chicken into 8 pieces.
Dredge with flour.
Beat the eggs and water together until well blended in a shallow bowl.
Combine the bread crumbs, salt, white pepper, and cayenne.
Spread them on a large platter.
Dip each piece of chicken in the egg mixture, then lightly in the bread crumbs, then in the egg mixture, and finally coat well with bread crumbs.
Place the pieces on the prepared baking sheet.
Refrigerate, covered with waxed paper, for 1 hour.
Heat 1 1/4 inches of oil to 375° F in each of 2 large deep skillets.
Fry the pieces of chicken for 3 minutes.
Turn each piece over with kitchen tongs.
Fry for 3 minutes and turn again.
Continue frying and turning each piece every 5 minutes until the chicken is tender.
Do not overcook.
Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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