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Fried Crispy Chicken

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  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Wash chicken and pat dry.
Mix flour, salt, paprika and pepper.
Heat salad oil (1/4 inch) in large skillet.
Coat chicken with flour mixture.
Cook chicken in oil over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until light brown.
Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 30 to 40 minutes or until thickest pieces are fork-tender.
If skillet cannot be covered tightly, add 1 to 2 tablespoons water.
Turn chicken once or twice to assure even cooking.
Remove cover for last 5 minutes of cooking to crisp chicken.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3162 Calories from Fat 1857

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 206 g316.8%

Saturated Fat 58.8 g294%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1020.5 mg340.2%

Sodium 2903.4 mg121%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.7%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 260 g520%

Vitamin A 64.5% Vitamin C 39.3%

Calcium 16.5% Iron 87.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Crispy Chicken Recipe