Fried chicken

Fried chicken

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Mason

Mason

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

25 min

Baking

10 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
2⅔
chicken legs (whole)
66⅔ g
all-purpose flour
tbsp
garlic powder
tbsp
onion powder
tbsp
salt
tbsp
pepper
tbsp
paprika
1⅓
eggs
20 ml
water
tbsp
Tabasco
tbsp
baking powder
salt
vegetable oil for deep frying
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Utensils

oven, small bowl, cutting board, knife, 2 large bowls, whisk, tongs, frying pan, baking sheet, parchment paper

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Nutrition per serving

Cal903
Fat67 g
Protein50 g
Carb26 g
  • Step 1/5

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and paprika.
    • tbsp garlic powder
    • tbsp onion powder
    • tbsp salt
    • tbsp pepper
    • tbsp paprika
    • oven
    • small bowl

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and paprika.

  • Step 2/5

    Carefully cut chicken legs in half at the joint. Rub them generously with spice rub, setting any excess spice rub aside.
    • 2⅔ chicken legs
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Carefully cut chicken legs in half at the joint. Rub them generously with spice rub, setting any excess spice rub aside.

  • Step 3/5

    In a large bowl, whisk together egg, water, and Tabasco. In a separate large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, a pinch of salt, and the excess spice rub.
    • 1⅓ eggs
    • 20 ml water
    • tbsp Tabasco
    • 66⅔ g flour
    • tbsp baking powder
    • salt
    • 2 large bowls
    • whisk

    In a large bowl, whisk together egg, water, and Tabasco. In a separate large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, a pinch of salt, and the excess spice rub.

  • Step 4/5

    Dip chicken pieces in the egg mixture until well coated on all sides. Lightly shake to remove excess liquid. Then dredge chicken in flour mixture until a thick and even crust is formed. Repeat these steps for a thicker crust if desired.
    • tongs

    Dip chicken pieces in the egg mixture until well coated on all sides. Lightly shake to remove excess liquid. Then dredge chicken in flour mixture until a thick and even crust is formed. Repeat these steps for a thicker crust if desired.

  • Step 5/5

    Preheat frying oil over medium-high heat in a large, deep frying pan. The right temperature is reached when small bubbles form when a wooden spoon is held into the oil. Fry chicken pieces in batches until brown and crispy for approx. 3 - 5 min. Transfer to a lined baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 10 - 15 min. Remove from oven and enjoy with lemon wedges and dipping sauces of your choice!
    • vegetable oil for deep frying
    • frying pan
    • baking sheet
    • parchment paper

    Preheat frying oil over medium-high heat in a large, deep frying pan. The right temperature is reached when small bubbles form when a wooden spoon is held into the oil. Fry chicken pieces in batches until brown and crispy for approx. 3 - 5 min. Transfer to a lined baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 200°C/400°F for approx. 10 - 15 min. Remove from oven and enjoy with lemon wedges and dipping sauces of your choice!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fried chicken

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