Fried Chicken (not low fat)

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Fried Chicken (not low fat)

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Salt and pepper, for seasoning chicken

  • Crisco shortening, for frying

  • 3

    eggs

  • cup water

  • 2

    cups self-rising flour

  • 1

    teaspoon black pepper

  • 1

    (2½ pound) chicken, cut into pieces

  • Heat shortening in a cast iron skillet to 350 degrees F.

Directions

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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