Southern Breaded Fried Chicken

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Makes: 4 to 5 servings


2/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
1 1/2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached Self-Rising Flour
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons ground sage
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 cup milk
1 large egg white
1 (3 lb.) broiler-fryer chicken, cut into pieces with skin removed


1.HEAT heavy iron skillet or other heavy skillet. Add oil; heat to 350°F.
2.COMBINE flour, pepper, sage, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and paprika in bowl or resealable plastic bag. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk and egg. Coat chicken with flour. Dip in milk mixture. Coat chicken again with flour, pressing lightly with hands until well coated.
3.PLACE chicken in skillet, white meat first with bone side up, being careful not to fill skillet too full. Fry 20 to 30 minutes, turning once, or until the coating is browned and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 520 (Calories from Fat 250), Total Fat 28g (Saturated Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 110mg, Sodium 500mg, Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 1g), Protein 41g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 10%, Iron 15%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.