spicy-traditional-fried-chicken

Spicy Traditional Fried Chicken

Prep Time:
20 min

Cook Time:
25 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
20 min

Cook Time:
25 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 C. all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. seasoned salt
  • 2 1/2 tsps. pepper
  • 5 tsp. Spice Islands® Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 (3 lb.) pkg. cut up broiler-fryer chicken (8 pieces)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 C. cayenne pepper sauce
  • 2 C. plain crispy panko bread crumbs
  • Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. COMBINE flour, seasoned salt, pepper and cayenne pepper in large resealable plastic bag. Seal bag and shake to blend evenly.
  2. WHISK eggs and cayenne pepper sauce in shallow bowl until blended. Add chicken pieces to flour mixture, one or two pieces at a time, shaking bag to coat completely. After all 8 chicken pieces are coated, add bread crumbs to remaining flour mixture in bag. Seal bag and shake to blend ingredients. Place crumb mixture in shallow dish.
  3. DIP chicken pieces in egg mixture, then into bread crumb mixture to coat. Let stand on wire rack 10 minutes to set coating.
  4. HEAT oven to 375°F. Heat 1/2-inch deep oil to 350°F in large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 chicken breast halves and cook, uncovered, over medium heat 4 minutes. Turn chicken and cook an additional 4 minutes or until golden brown. Place chicken breasts on rack in baking pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until internal temperature reads 170°F. Meanwhile, add remaining chicken pieces to hot oil. Cook 6 minutes. Turn and cook an additional 6 minutes. Continue cooking and turning chicken about 3 minutes, until deep golden brown. Remove individual pieces when internal temperature reaches 180°F. Drain on wire rack.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 750
  • Calories from Fat350g
  • Total Fat 39g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 245mg
  • Sodium 2270mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 43g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 54g
  • 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