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Homemade KFC

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“Now might be the best time to try a homemade version of everyone’s favourite take away chicken. Not exactly a replacement for Mr. Colonel’s timeless recipe, but it comes in handy.”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
61
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
10 chicken pieces
2 cups flour
1 tbsp Paprika
½ tsp oregano
½ tsp mustard powder
1 tsp ginger and garlic
½ tsp thyme
Salt and pepper
sunflower oil (for deep frying)

Utensils

  • Medium mixing bowl
  • paper towels
  • Deep fryer
  • pot
  • Step 1/6

    • 10 chicken pieces

    Clean and dry chicken pieces using kitchen paper towels. You can steam the chicken for a few seconds to prepare for coating (we’ve omitted egg wash as we prefer fried chicken on the crispier side)

  • Step 2/6

    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 tbsp Paprika
    • ½ tsp oregano
    • ½ tsp mustard powder
    • 1 tsp ginger and garlic
    • ½ tsp thyme
    • Salt and pepper
    • Medium mixing bowl
    • paper towels

    Mix dry ingredients to create a coating.

  • Step 3/6

    • sunflower oil (for deep frying)
    • Deep fryer
    • pot

    Using a deep fryer or large pot, heat the oil.

  • Step 4/6

    Thoroughly and generously coat the chicken and once oil reaches 160C, submerge chicken and allow to fry for 5 minutes.

    Thoroughly and generously coat the chicken and once oil reaches 160C, submerge chicken and allow to fry for 5 minutes.

  • Step 5/6

    Reduce to low heat and continue to fry until cooked through or for 2 more minutes

  • Step 6/6

    Place on a cooling tray for another two minutes and serve with mashed potatoes and gravy, fries or your preferred starch and side.

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