Oklahoma Fried Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 whole frying chicken cut into pieces
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of cornmeal
  • 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 1 tbs onion powder
  • 1 tbs paprika
  • 1 tbs cayenne pepper
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper (1 tbs of each)
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • canola oil for frying
This is a version of fried chicken that gains it’s genesis in Central, Oklahoma. It uses a coating that is composed of flour, corn meal and other spices and is fried at a low heat (330 degrees) for 15 minutes which keeps the chicken moist on the inside but crispy on the outside.

 

  • In a large bowl mix all the dried ingredients and mix very well.
  • Wash and dry chicken and place in the flour mixture and cover well making sure all surfaces are completely covered.
  • Chill the coated chicken for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • In a deep fryer or large sauce pan with at least 4 cups of oil, heat until oil reaches 330 degrees and cook the chicken for 15 minutes.
  • Do not over crowd pan. You may have to cook chicken in batches.
  • Drain chicken on paper towels and serve hot.

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