Total Time
35mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 35 mins

I got this recipe from a close friend of mine, Wendy, and it is THE best fried chicken recipe ever!! I love itI hope you enjoy it -

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large skillet, combine celery, onion, bay leaf, salt and 1 cup water. Add chicken pieces. Bring to a boil; cover and let simmer for 15 minutes. Drain chicken pieces. Pat dry with paper towels and let cool.
  2. In deep fryer or skillet, at least 2-inches deep, slowly heat oil to 375F on deep fry thermometer. Also preheat oven to 300°F.
  3. Meanwhile, make batter. Sift flour with baking powder and salt; set aside.
  4. In medium bowl, with rotary beaters, beat eggs, milk and oil until combined. Add flour mixture gradually, beating until smooth.
  5. Dip chicken pieces in batter coating evenly. Deep fry a few pieces at a time, turning occasionally, 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Drain well on paper towels.
  6. Keep browned chicken in oven while rest of chicken cooks.
  7. SOOOOO GOOOOD!
Most Helpful

As a fan of fried chicken, I loved this recipe. The skillet mirepoix is a brilliant way to season the chicken before frying. I will keep this recipe and will be making it again. Thanks, mariajane! Made for ALL YOU CAN COOK BUFFET 2011.

The Spice Guru August 11, 2011