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Delmarva Licious Golden Fried Chicken

  Broiler fryer chicken 2 1⁄2 Pound, cut in quarters (2 Chicken)
  Bitters 1 Tablespoon (Preferably Aromatic)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Bourbon 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh green beans 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Italian salad dressing oil 18 Ounce (1 Bottle)
  Egg 2 Large
  Dried breadcrumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red leaf lettuce 1 (Fresh)

1) In a large bowl, mix together bitters,lemon juice, bourbon, paprika, salt, garlic salt and 1/4 cup water
2)Put the chicken quarters in this mixture and coat it well.
3)Cover and marinate in the fridge for atleast an hour, turning the chicken pieces occasionally.
4) In a 12- inch skillet, add green beans in 3/4 cup water and bring it to boil.
5) Drain the beans
6) In a bowl, mix green beans, onion and salad dressing.
7) Refrigerate this mixture until serving time.

8)Reduce heat, cover and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes untill beans are tender and yet crisp.
9) In the same skillet, heat 56 inch salad oil to 350’F.
10) Use a thermometer to measure the heat level.
11) Remove chicken from the fridge.
12) To the remaining marinade, add eggs and mix well with a fork.
13) Place bread crumbs in one waxed paper; place flour in another waxed paper.
14) Coat the chicken with flour and then dip into egg and finally coat it with bread crumbs.
15) Make sure that the chicken is well coated.
16) Heat oil in a pan, place 1/3 chicken pieces.
17) Cook till the underside is golden.
18) Reduce heat and further cook for 5 minutes.
19) With a pancake turner, turn chicken to the other side and cook for another 5 minutes until chicken gets golden colour.
20) Remove from oil and keep warm.
21) Repeat the same action for the rest of the chicken.

22) Drain the chicken pieces in a paper towel

23) Neatly arrange a serving dish with lettuce.
24) Put the green bean salad on top of the lettuce.
25) Place the chicken pieces on top and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1356 Calories from Fat 1035

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g179.2%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64.2%

Trans Fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 212.2 mg70.7%

Sodium 841.8 mg35.1%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28.1%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 44 g87.4%

Vitamin A 107% Vitamin C 33.9%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 23.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Delmarva Licious Golden Fried Chicken Recipe