Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 20 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsps. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 12 chicken breast tenders
  • 2 cups Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening

Directions

  • Step 1

    COMBINE flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder and red pepper in paper or resealable plastic bag.

  • Step 2

    WHISK eggs in shallow bowl. Add chicken to flour mixture, 2 to 3 pieces at a time, shaking bag to coat completely. Dip in egg, then return to flour mixture to coat.

  • Step 3

    HEAT shortening to 350°F in 12-inch skillet over medium heat.

  • Step 4

    FOR BREASTS: Add chicken to skillet. Cook, uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes per side until deep golden brown and internal temperature reaches 165°F. Drain on paper towels.

  • Step 5

    FOR THIGHS: Add chicken to skillet. Cook, uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes per side until deep golden brown and internal temperature reaches 165°F. Drain on paper towels.

  • Step 6

    FOR TENDERS: Add chicken to skillet. Cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes per side until deep golden brown and internal temperature reaches 165°F. Drain on paper towels.

Serving size
(1 fried chicken breast)

  • Calories 630
  • Calories from Fat280g
  • Total Fat 31g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 260mg
  • Sodium 1880mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 25g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 58g
  • 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