Every Southern cook has their secret weapon in terms of creating the best Southern-Style Fried Chicken. There are so many recipes for fried chicken. Different cooks have different variations, with many being passed down through generations. The secret for the juicylicious and crunchylicious chicken lies in the frying! Do not overcrowd the pan while frying so that the temperature of oil won't go down.
This recipe is the elevated version of classic crunchy southern-style fried chicken where dried herbs were added to create the perfect seasoning. But you can also add finely chopped fresh herbs such as tarragon, sage and rosemary. Serve it with these herby potatoes and this fresh orange salad to make a complete meal.
1/3 cup water
1 cup hot red pepper sauce
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp ground black pepper
15 oz chicken thighs
18 fl oz Vegetable oil
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup garlic powder
3 tbsp ground chipotle peppers
1 tsp ground dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
- In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the water.
- Add hot sauce to the egg mixture.
- In another bowl, combine flour and black pepper.
- Season the chicken thighs with salt,...
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This skillet fried chicken is not only easy to make, has a healthier, unique coating and it's super quick (with my shortcut method.) Eat them hot or cold, these fried chicken thighs also make a great picnic chicken and are perfect for the lunch bag!
Make this Fried Caesar Chicken for your next picnic! If you are looking for something a little different than the usual fried chicken, it tastes great hot or cold and is portable, making it the ultimate picnic chicken!