Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 40 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps. salt
  • 2 tsps. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 3/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1 (2 1/2 to 3 lbs.) broiler-fryer chicken
  • 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening

Directions

  • Step 1

    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.

  • Step 2

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

  • Step 3

    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.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 570
  • Calories from Fat290g
  • Total Fat 32g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 160mg
  • Sodium 1010mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 24g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 42g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet