Oklahoma Fried Chicken


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.




15 min


15 min


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