Cornmeal Battered Fried Chicken

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the chicken and in large saucepan. Cover the chicken with slightly salted water and bring to a boil. After it boils, reduce the heat and cover and simmer for 20 minutes. (the boiling is done to almost cook the chicken so the cornmeal does not burn).
  • Drain the chicken and pat dry with paper towels.
  • For the batter: Combine all the dry ingredients in a medium bowl; mix well. Add the egg, milk, and oil to the flour mixture; mix well until smooth.
  • Heat oil for frying to 365°F.
  • Dip the chicken pieces one at a time in the batter and gently shake off the excess batter. Carefully lower into hot oil.
  • Fry 2 to 3 pieces at a time for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden, turning only once.
  • Carefully remove and drain on paper towels, or paper bag.
  • Keep warm while frying the remaining chicken.
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