Country Fried Chicken

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

My husband Loves fried chicken...I found this recipe in a cookbook I have and tried it, and it came out awesome! My husband said it was the best he has ever had.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend milk and egg.
  2. Combine flour and seasoning in plastic or paper bag.
  3. Shake chicken in seasoned flour.
  4. Dip chicken pieces in milk/egg mixture.
  5. Shake chicken a second time in seasoning mixture to coat thoroughly and evenly.
  6. To Pan Fry-- Melt Crisco in skillet to about 1/2-to 1 inch deep and heat to 365*, Brown chicken on all sides.
  7. Reduce heat (275*) and continue cooking until chicken is tender, about 30-40 minutes.
  8. Do not cover.
  9. Turn chicken several times during cooking.
  10. Drain on paper towels.
  11. To Deep Fry-- Prepare as above and cook in deep Crisco heated to 365* for 15-18 minutes.
  12. Drain on paper towels.


Most Helpful

Great recipe. My family really did enjoy it. The seasoning was just perfect. Thanks for posting.

gwynn November 20, 2013

I was looking for a copycat KFC extra crispy recipe and came across this fantastic recipe for country fried chicken. This was by far the best fried chicken I have ever made!! My very picky 5 and 3 year olds tore into it!! Great recipe I wouldn't change a thing!! Thank you for posting

loca1107 September 15, 2006

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