Fried chicken

Fried chicken

32 ratings

Christian, student and footballer


„This fried chicken is just bursting with deliciousness! The tender meat coupled with a crunchy crust can’t be beat in my opinion!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
8
chicken legs (whole)
200 g
all-purpose flour
2 tbsp
garlic powder
2 tbsp
onion powder
2 tbsp
salt
1 tbsp
pepper
2 tbsp
paprika
4
eggs
60 ml
water
2 tbsp
Tabasco
1 tbsp
baking powder
salt
vegetable oil for deep frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 8  chicken legs (whole)
  • 200 g all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 4  eggs
  • 60 ml water
  • 2 tbsp Tabasco
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • salt
  • vegetable oil for deep frying

Utensils

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

Enjoy with

Cava, Spain
Sparkling wine elevates a dish like fried chicken into something sublime. Choose one with a moderate level of sweetness, such as a fine Brut style Spanish Cava. Its floral aromatics and zesty citrus flavors offer a subtle complexity and cut the richness of the meat.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
903
Protein
50g
Fat
67g
Carb
26g

Step 1/5

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 2 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 4 eggs
  • 60 ml water
  • 2 tbsp Tabasco
  • 200 flour
  • 1 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!