I am always looking for ways to cook chicken. Since we are now breeding chickens, we end up putting extra roosters in the freezer and I need ways to use them. I have learned to do my own processing and also learned to let them sit in cold salted water over night before they end up in the freezer. This keeps the bird from getting tough but I still tend to use the boys in soup recipes as the thought of trying to eat a tough bird is unappetizing.
But, I got a recipe for fried chicken in the publication my power company puts out that uses Mayo in the making of fried chicken that I really want to try. The secret ingredient is mayonnaise and a double dip in the seasoned flour creates an exceptionally crispy and flavorful crust.
This recipe sounds really interesting.. not to mention delicious. So, I think I will try one of the boys in this recipe. This recipe actually sounds good enough I may go out and buy some wings and drumsticks just to try it out .. lol.
- 2 Cups Flour
- 2 tsp paprika
- 2 tsp garlic power
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- Cup Mayonnaise
- 1 Cup Buttermilk
- vegetable oil fro frying
- Whisk together the dry ingredients in a shallow dish and set asie, In another shallow dish, whisk together mayonnaise and buttermilk
- Heat an inch of oil in a heavy frying pay to about 350 degrees. Dredge the chicken in the flour mixture, shake off excess, dip in the mayo mixture and dregde a second time in the flour.
- Carefully place the coated chicken in the hot oil. Fry in bathes if necessary to avoid overcrowding the skillet. Cook the chicken, turning once, until each piece os golder brown and cooked through. About 6-8 minutes on each side.