Here’s the 4th recipe as part of the KFC recipes courtesy of http://www.kfcchickenrecipe.com.
KFC fried chicken is another feather in the cap of KFC. This recipe is immensely popular with the people with another dishes being served by the KFC. The specialty of the recipe lies in the frying technique used by the KFC people to prepare this recipe. Like other recipes this recipe also makes use of the secret herb combination of the KFC (You can get the information on the secret herbs recipe by going through the article KFC Secret Recipe). To prepare the fried chicken you will require the following ingredients:
1 Chicken cut into serving pieces, trimmed of excess fat.
1 tablespoon curry powder
30 grams secret herb combination
1 tea spoon chopped Estragon
1 tea spoon chopped garden chervil
1 tea spoon chopped chives
1 – 2 cloves of garlic thoroughly minced
100 gram all purpose flour
Salt and pepper to taste
And sufficient oil or lard to fill your frying pan to a depth of about ½ inch.
For frying the chicken pieces you will require heavy base frying pan with cover; a large mixing bowl; tongs for handling chicken pieces and a frying thermometer as frying is the essence of this recipe. First of all in the mixing bowl, mix the chicken pieces with salt, pepper, spices, garlic, egg and 2 tablespoons of water. When it is thoroughly mixed, add all purpose flour, with the help of your hands keep mixing until most of the flour is blended evenly with other ingredients and chicken is nicely coated.
Now take oil in the frying pan fill up to a depth of about 1/2 inch and turn heat to medium. If you are using butter for frying, skim any foam as it rises to the surface. Build the temperature of the oil about 365 degrees F (185° C) that can be ascertained with a frying thermometer or by dropping a 2 inch square piece of bread in the hot oil and it should turn golden brown in about 60 seconds.
When the oil is appropriately hot raise heat to high. Slowly add chicken pieces to frying pan and cover it, reduce heat to medium and cook for 7 minutes. Uncover the frying pan, turn chicken pieces and continue to cook uncovered for another 7 minutes. Turn the chicken piece again and cook for about 5 minutes more, turning as necessary to ensure that both sides of chicken piece are golden brown.
Now remove the chicken piece from frying pan and drain the excess oil on paper towels placed on newspaper for additional absorption. Serve the chicken immediately.
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