How to make crispy fried chicken step by step
I'll explain two ways to prepare fried chicken at home.
The first will be American style fried chicken, or Kentucky style fried chicken, like the one they cook on the KFC chain.
The second one will be fried chicken without flour.
How do you make fried American chicken?
The secret to fried chicken with that crunchy cover that everyone we love it, is that before frying it we go through a mixture of egg and milk, and then a mixture of bread and flour with spices. Let's see in detail the recipe for preparing the best fried chicken in the world.
Fried chicken, easy recipe
There are people who let fry your pieces of chicken almost up to 30 minutes on low heat.
Fried chicken: tips
This is the part that I like the most: the secrets to improve the recipe of fried chicken. For me, the most important tips are summarized in a single sentence: put spices in the flour mixture. We had already talked about using pepper and salt for the mixture, and also using them in the chicken marinade, together with the garlic powder. Well, now comes the part that lovers of the species are going to have fun:
- You can add half a teaspoon of paprika or pepper powder to the flour mixture. But you can replace this ingredient with spicy powder, if you like spicy.
- The other spice you can use is ground cumin. If you use half a teaspoon in your flour mixture, it will give you a taste ... well, commended
- I leave you more options for the half teaspoons: oregano, thyme, more garlic powder, curry or thyme. And then, if you like spicy flavors, use them all and you'll suck your fingers.
- With regard to bread make sure that the bread is really grated to the point of looking like dust, or at least sand. Check this link if you want to see how to make the breadcrumbs right.
If you have a fryer, take advantage of it! The fried chicken will be better than when it is done with skillet.
How to make a fried chicken without flour?
The answer to this question comes without a trap. That is, without bread crumbs. Let me explain: I'm going to talk about how to make fried chicken without flour and without bread crumbs. In other words, it will be truly without flour.
In this case, then, it's time to leave the species only for the marinade. The rest of the recipe is basically the same, but without mixing egg or flour. That is, the marinated chicken will go straight to frying and that's it.
Obviously, you'll save yourself a few ingredients, but your chicken will not be so crispy.
With what? accompany the fried chicken?
I recommend you accompany your pieces of crispy chicken with a delicious sauce, like our tartar sauce or our delicious sweet and sour sauce. You can also use our wonderful homemade bbq sauce.
This chicken can be accompanied with chips or onion rings.
Finally, I invite you to review the other recipes with chicken that we have in Comedera.Com.