Grandmother Paul's Fried Chicken

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READY IN: 24mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat shortening in a cast iron skillet to 350 degrees F.
  • Beat eggs with water in a small bowl.
  • In a shallow bowl, season flour with pepper.
  • Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture and then coat well in flour mixture.
  • Carefully add to hot shortening, in batches if necessary
  • Place lid on top of skillet, and fry until brown and crisp.
  • Remember that dark meat requires a longer cooking time (about 13 to 14 minutes, compared to 8 to 10 minutes for white meat.).
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