Almond Fried Chicken


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 and 1/2 lbs chicken parts
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 1 cup blanched almonds, finely chopped


  • Mix the first four ingredients, then place in a large plastic zip lock bag, then add the chicken pieces in batches.
  • Shake until all the chicken pieces are covered.
  • Melt 2 tbs butter in a shallow baking pan in an oven preheated to 375 degrees.
  • Mix the egg and milk.
  • Dip the chicken pieces into the mixture, then roll in the almonds.
  • Put the chicken skin side up in the pan.
  • Melt the remaining butter and drizzle over the top.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until juices ¬†from the chicken run clear.

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