Total Time
45mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

The Next Food Network Star’s season four winner, Aaron McCargo, Jr.'s terrific recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, add canola oil over medium heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together all spices.
  3. Use 1/2 of mix to season chicken.
  4. Let seasoned chicken sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl, add flour and remaining seasoning mix.
  6. Toss chicken with seasoned flour and add to hot oil, 1 piece at a time.
  7. Cover pan with foil.
  8. Remove foil after 8 to 10 minutes and flip chicken.
  9. Cook until the chicken is golden brown.
  10. Remove from fryer to a paper towel-lined sheet tray.
  11. Season with salt, if desired, and serve.

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