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Fry Coating

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This fry coating recipe is prepared with flour seasoned with garlic or onion powder along with salt and pepper. Flavored with dried thyme, this fry coating recipe can be used to fry any item with a flavorful coating.
  Corn flour/All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion powder/Garlic powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon

In a mixing bowl combine corn flour or all purpose flour, onion or garlic powder, salt, thyme, and black pepper.
Use to coat fish, chicken, or vegetables.
Store mix in tightly covered container in the refrigerator.
Makes about 2 cups.
Pan Fried Fish: In a shallow bowl combine 1 beaten egg and 1/2 cup milk.
Dip 1 pound fresh or thawed frozen fish fillets in beaten egg mixture, then in 1/3 cup Fry Coating.
In a 12 inch skillet heat 1/4 inch melted shortening or cooking oil.
Add fillets to skillet in a single layer.
Fry on one side about 3 minutes or till golden.
Turn and fry for 3 to 4 minutes more or till golden and fish flakes with a fork.
Drain on paper towels.
Makes 4 servings.
Fried Chicken: Rinse one 2 1/2 to 3 pound broiler fryer chicken, cut up.
Pat dry with paper towels.
In a shallow bowl combine 1 egg and 1/2 cup milk.
In a plastic or paper bag place 1/3 cup Fry Coating.
Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture.
Then, add chicken, 2 or 3 pieces at a time, to the bag and shake to coat.
In a 12 inch skillet heat 2 tablespoons melted shortening or cooking oil.
Cook chicken, uncovered, over medium low heat for 50 to 60 minutes or till tender, turning pieces occasionally.
Remove chicken.
Drain on paper towels.
Serves 6.
Fried Vegetables: Dip 1 pound sliced and peeled eggplant or sliced zucchini or whole mushrooms in 1 beaten egg.
Then, dip vegetables in 1/2 cup Fry Coating.
Fry vegetables, a few at a time, in deep hot oil (375°) for 2 to 3 minutes or till crisp and golden.
Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 979 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.76 g1.2%

Saturated Fat 0.23 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3907.9 mg162.8%

Total Carbohydrates 234 g78.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 3 g5.3%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 8.4%

Calcium 16% Iron 50.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fry Coating Recipe