Country Fried Chicken

20m Prep Time
40m Cook Time
4 Yield
Preparation Directions


COMBINE milk and egg in a small bowl; beat with fork until frothy. Combine flour, salt, pepper, paprika and poultry seasoning in resealable plastic bag.


SHAKE chicken in seasoned flour to coat evenly. Dip into milk mixture. Shake chicken a second time in seasoned flour until thoroughly coated.


HEAT shortening in electric or large heavy straight-sided frying pan until it reaches a temperature of 365ºF. Fry chicken uncovered until brown on bottom, about 10 to 15 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low; turn chicken over. Cover; fry 15 minutes. Uncover; continue frying 5 to 10 minutes until chicken is crisp and instant-read thermometer reaches 165°F.

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