skillet-fried-chicken

Skillet Fried Boneless Chicken

Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsps. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • OR 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • OR 12 chicken breast tenders
  • 2 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening

DIRECTIONS

  1. COMBINE flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder and red pepper in paper or resealable plastic bag.
  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.
  3. HEAT shortening to 350°F in 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  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.
  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.
  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.

Nutrition

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