Hi swasthi, thanks for the home made KFC fried chicken recipe, but I had one doubt, instead of deep frying , can we use microwave oven ?? Then finally dip them into the reserved flour in the bowl taking care to thoroughly coat the chicken; Repeat with all remaining chicken pieces. Put the flour in a separate bowl and whisk in all the herbs and spices. FYI I made this using 10 pounds of wings--enough of the hot sauce/egg mixture to cover, but you will need to double flour mixture if you want to do this much. Tried the recipe. Recipe reprinted with permission from America's Most Wanted Recipes by Ron Douglas (Atria Books). It really brings out the southern flavours. -  To make the spice mix, combine all the ingredients. Rinse and pat dry chicken pieces with a paper towel. I always make KFC chicken because fried chicken is one of our favorite dish. Dip chicken pieces in buttermilk, then a couple at a time, put them in the ziplock bag with the HALF flour, seal the bag and shake to coat well. To avoid making a mess and burning yourself, use tongs or another utensil when you add the chicken. Thanks Paula Deen (FoodTV) for the best fried chicken I have ever made! Pour this mixture into a large plastic zip-top bag. For sauce mixture: in a medium-sized bowl, beat the eggs with the water. Drop a few chicken pieces of chicken into bag of sauce mixture and squish around to coat thoroughly. One piece at a time, roll chicken in flour mixture and drop into hot oil. Learn how your comment data is processed. For seasoning mixture: In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. By the way, could i only use a milk than a buttermilk, because it is difficult to find buttermilk here, did the taste will change? Very moist and tasty. 1 can lard (enough to cover chicken in the fryer). https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/kfcs-secret-recipe-crispy-fried-chicken For dredging mixture: In a another bowl, mix flour, baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt. There is a way to DIY buttermilk if you want, I can’t remember it off hand, but my grandma does it often , In my recipe, I used man milk mixed with breast milk. When asked what makes KFC fried chicken so special, Colonel Sanders used to say, "It's still freshly prepared in every restaurant, seasoned with a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, and then hand breaded all day long by a certified cook." 13 Jul 2012. Total Carbohydrate  -  The email addresses you've entered will not be stored and will only be used to send this email. Looking for the best dinner recipes? Combine the egg and buttermilk in a large bowl. Take the chicken out of the refrigerator and bring it to room temperature. Take all of your pieces of chicken & lightly season them with salt/pepper & set aside. Her recipes range from Grandma’s favorites to the latest food trends. Just add enough vegetable oil or lard to keep the chicken pieces submerged and set the temperature to 350 F. Fry the chicken for 15 to 18 minutes in batches, or until it turns golden brown and crispy. Place the fried chicken on a baking tray and bake for about 45 mins at 180 C / Gas 4. i love this recipe and i love to make this recipe, Looove this recipe! I'm not saying it tastes like KFC--only that you won't be doing business with them anymore. But this recipe absolutely looks yummy…Thank you for sharing Thank you. I can’t really explain it, lol It’s a southern secret weapon! It has a nice, savory flavor and a coating that has just the right amount of crispiness. Wow! One piece at a time, roll chicken in flour mixture and … This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. By using The Spruce Eats, you accept our, 18 Quick and Easy Instant Pot Chicken Recipes, How to Convert Slow Cooker Recipes to Your Instant Pot, The 8 Best Slow Cookers and Pressure Cookers of 2020. Add the lard to a pressure fryer and heat to 365 F. Be sure to follow the manufacturer's directions. Make sure to bring the oil to 365 F before you add the chicken. 27 May 2011, Looove this recipe! Remember smaller pieces cook faster than the larger ones. Quickly lock the lid on the pressure fryer after you add all the chicken in the batch. Release the pressure according to the manufacturer's directions and remove the finished chicken to paper towels or a metal rack to drain. Thanks! If you don't have access to a pressure fryer, you can prepare the chicken in a deep fryer or heavy Dutch oven, but the result won't be quite as authentic. I used Lea Perrins Worcestershire sauce as a fish sauce and fried the chicken! Although it calls for what seems like a lot of hot pepper sauce, it isn't any spicier than Jack-In-the Box's Spicy Crispy Chicken--you can take it!!