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Oven Fried Chicken With Basil Salt

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I prefer the savory, spicy, super-crunchy crust . Oven Fried Chicken With Basil Salt to ordinary fried chicken. Mostly because I do not need to slog in my kitchen in order to prepare this yum Oven Fried Chicken With Basil Salt. This is for sure a highly recommended recipe.
Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. On sheet of waxed paper, mix flour, paprika, pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt. On another sheet of waxed paper, place bread crumbs. In pie plate, beat eggs and milk. Coat chicken pieces with flour mixture; dip into egg mixture, then coat with bread crumbs.
2. Preheat oven to 425°F. In large roasting pan (about 17 1/4 by 11 1/2") in oven, melt butter or margarine. Remove pan from oven. Arrange chicken pieces, skin side down, in single layer in melted butter in roasting pan; bake 25 minutes. Turn chicken pieces over; bake 20 minutes longer or until chicken is golden and fork-tender.
3. Meanwhile, with mortar and pestle, grind basil to fine powder (or crush basil by rubbing it between fingers). In small bowl, combine basil and 1/3 cup salt.

Recipe Summary

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

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