Mexican Fried Chicken

READY IN: 12hrs 40mins
Recipe by Annacia

Fried chicken with a Mexican flair. I got this when I lived in California. It makes gooood chicken.

Top Review by stonecoldcrazy

Very good flavor. I would try double dipping next time, to make a thicker, crispier crust.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl combine sour cream, milk, chili peppers, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Place chicken pieces in a bag and set in a shallow dish.
  3. Pour sour cream mixture over chicken, seal bag.
  4. Refrigerate overnight, turn bag occasionally.
  5. Place flour in a shallow dish.
  6. Remove chicken from sour cream mixture shaking off excess.
  7. Discard remaining sour cream mixture.
  8. Add chicken pieces to flour mixture, a few at a time, turning to coat.
  9. Add oil to a 12-inch heavy skillet to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch.
  10. Heat over medium high heat until hot (350F) Reduce heat.
  11. Carefully add chicken to the skillet. Cook uncovered, over medium heat about 40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 F for breast, 180F for thighs and drumsticks), turning occasionally to brown evenly.
  12. Drain on paper towel.

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