Southern Fried Chicken

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One of my favourites. Simple recipe for a great southern fried chidken. LOVE IT!

chicken, legs, thighs, breasts
1 cup milk
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
Salt
Pepper
Poultry seasoning…
2 Tbsp Shortening
2 Tbsp butter

Preheat cast iron skillet or fry pan to 350 degrees F (medium) and melt shortening and butter to coat bottom of pan well.

Mix together milk and eggs in a bowl. Place flour and baking powder in a pie place, toss to mix well.

Dip chicken in milk mixture then coat chicken with flour mixture; put in hot fat. Cover and cook for about 8 minutes. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and poultry seasons over chicken….turn chicken, cook 10 minutes. Turn heat down to 300 degrees F (medium low). Turn chicken and cook for 10 minutes on each side or until crispy and golden brown. Remove to plate with paper towel to rest. Serve.

Variation:
Coat chicken in fine bread crumbs in place of flour and baking powder mixture.
Add more spices if desired.

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