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DIY Recipes: How to make an Extra-crispy fried chicken at home

June 14th 2022, 3:07:00 pm

This recipe is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

Fried chicken

Simple but flavorful, fried chicken is a treat for both kids and adults.

Ingredients

1½ kg Chicken Pieces of your choice

3 cups buttermilk

1 cup water

¼ cup Kosher Salt

¼ cup Granulated Sugar

1 tbsp Pepper freshly ground

2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

For Flour Mix

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp Garlic Powder

Salt

1 tsp Pepper freshly ground

½ tsp cayenne pepper

Cooking oil

Flour mix

3/4 cup buttermilk

Method

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Take a large bowl. Add and mix all the ingredients for the buttermilk-brine marinade. Then add the chicken pieces into the bowl. Refrigerate the chicken pieces for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight before proceeding with this recipe.

Take a large bowl. Combine the flour and mix the ingredients. Make sure all the powdered spices are adequately mixed.

Take a rack and place it on a baking sheet. Remove the chicken pieces from the bowl and put them on the rack to drain the excess buttermilk-brine marinade.

Divide the flour mix into two separate bowls. Take a piece from the rack and place it inside the first flour mix bowl. Dredge and press it properly so that the flour is coated evenly. Take this coated chicken piece and dip it in the buttermilk kept in a separate bowl. Then coat this dipped piece again in the second flour mix bowl and place it on the rack. This double dredging process will give a thick coating to your chicken pieces and will give them an extra crispy exterior.

Take a deep-bottomed vessel. Add oil to it. Once the oil is heated enough, immerse two to three pieces at once on medium flame. Let the pieces fry undisturbed for 3 minutes. Fry the chicken pieces until golden brown.

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Transfer the fried chicken to a rack and let it stand for 5 minutes before serving it hot. Fry the remaining pieces in batches.

Serve.

Berlinda Entsie
Berlinda Entsie a reporter at Pulse.com.gh/bi/. She reports on all your business related issues and always ready to promote your business through amazing reportage.

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