Breaded fried chicken

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

This herb flavored chicken uses two cooking methods to achieve tender well flavored chicken. As the frying is just the final cooking/crisping it is less greasy and lower in calories than most fried chicken. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (February, 1987).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add chicken.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain well.
  4. Cool before continuing.
  5. Cut chicken into 8 pieces.
  6. In each piece put a long deep pocket.
  7. Fill each pocket with approximately 2 teaspoons herb seasoning. I use Herb Seasoning recipe#84791.
  8. Heat oil in a deep fryer or skillet to 375-degrees F.
  9. Combine flour with salt and pepper in a pie pan.
  10. Put eggs in seperate pie pan.
  11. In a third pie pan put in bread crumbs.
  12. Dip chicken in seasoned flour, then in eggs, and finally in the breadcrumbs.
  13. Set aside while coating all pieces.
  14. Add chicken to deep fryer or skillet in batches and cook until golden (2-5 minutes on each side).
  15. Drain on paper towels before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

I have always had trouble with the chicken getting too brown and the inside not quite done when deep frying. This sure solves that problem. I cut the chicken up before boiling and decreased the cooking time to 20 minutes. The herb seasoning is excellent; did not have marjoram, so left it out. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe, Ellie.