My Mom's Fried Chicken

Recipe by bullwinkle
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash chicken pieces.
  • Combine flour, salt and pepper in a paper bag.
  • Add a few pieces of chicken at a time shaking to coat with flour.
  • In a large cast iron skillet over moderate heat melt enough lard or vegetable shortening to measure about 1 inch deep.
  • When cooking liquid has reached frying temperature you can see a little steam rising up.
  • Cook chicken 30 minutes on each side.
  • Lay cooked chicken on a paper towel lined platter and cover the top with paper towel also.
  • this helps top keep the chicken from sweating and to stay crisp.
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