Fried Chicken and Onions

Fried Chicken and Onions

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  • 10

    chicken legs and thighs

  • 1

    large yellow onion sliced into rings

  • 4

    c. buttermilk

  • onion powder

  • garlic powder

  • cayenne pepper

  • 4

    shakes hot cause

  • salt

  • 2

    c. flour

  • 1

    t. black pepper

  • vegetable oil

  • 1

    T. chopped parsley


1.In a large bowl, combine chicken, onion, buttermilk, 1/2 t. onion powder, 1/2 t. garlic powder, 1/2 t. cayenne, hot saude and salt to taste. 2.Cover and set aside for at least 30 minutes 3.In a paper grocery bag, combine flour, black pepper, and a dash each of onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, and salt. 4.In a large heavy skillet, heat oil over medium high until very hot. It should be deep enough to cover chicken halfway. 5. Drain chicken and onion rings. Shake them in a grocery bag until coated with flour mixture. 6. Transfer chicken and onion rings to skillet. Be careful not to overcrowd. 7. Fry, turning occasionally, for 10-14 minutes per side or until golden brown and fully cooked. Remove onion rings earlier to avoid overbrowning. 8. Drain chicen and onion rings on a wire rack. Sprinkle with parsley.


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