Fried Chicken Recipes

sweet-chili-chicken

Chili-honey fried chicken

Yesterday, just before midnight, I started craving. I wanted fried chicken. Speedy had already turned off the TV in the room so I knew he was in NREM stage 1 -- that state of sleep where the person still hovers between sleep and wakefulness. If I was going to get fried … [Read more...]

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Herbed fried chicken with creamy spicy sauce

The chicken is flavored with herbs; the creamy sauce is made with more herbs. The ingredients are very basic — most are staples in any modern pantry. You can use other herbs if you like — no harm in going with your personal preference.If your family likes sauces — as in … [Read more...]

2-milk-fried-chicken

2-milk fried chicken: moist, tender, delicious

Most Southern-style fried chicken recipes call for dipping the chicken in buttermilk then dredging in seasoned flour before it goes into the hot oil. The buttermilk is supposed to make it moist. I wondered what would happen if I soaked the chicken in milk overnight... Would … [Read more...]

karaage

A la chicken karaage

Karaage is a class of Japanese dishes made primarily with breaded fried fillets of meat or fish. The fillets are cut into bite-size pieces, marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, citrus juice, rice wine and ginger, dredged in flour then fried.This chicken dish was cooked … [Read more...]

chicken-lollipops

Chicken lollipops, Asian style

Just like any fried chicken dish, there are countless marinades that you can use to cook and garnish your chicken lollipops. Coat with cornmeal for a Southern-style fried chicken appetizer. Or marinate in Asian sauces and spices for a truly tantalizing experience. And, for … [Read more...]

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Chicken with sweet chili sauce

Yesterday, I cooked a stir fried vegetable dish with mung bean sprouts, spinach, mushrooms and tofu. If you've cooked with mung bean sprouts and spinach before, you'd know how much water they expel during cooking. Had I allowed the stir fried dish to soak in all that liquid … [Read more...]

asian-fried-chicken

Fried chicken, Asian style

Some people like their fried chicken without breading; others prefer to enjoy it with a coating of flour, bread crumbs, corn meal or even crushed corn flakes, Southern style. "Southern", of course, refers to the Southern states of the United States where chicken is … [Read more...]

chicken-lollipops

Fried chicken lollipops, Southern style

When I posted a recipe for Southern fried chicken in November last year, there was a suggestion in the comment thread to dip the chicken in milk before the final coating. In the entry itself, I pointed to some links to the various ways of cooking Southern fried chicken, … [Read more...]

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Buffalo chicken wings

There are quite a few versions about how the dish originated. Personally, I never heard of buffalo chicken wings until there was Don Henrico's.Deep-fried or grilled, buffalo chicken wings are spicy -- coated with a hot sauce. Some purists claim that real buffalo chicken … [Read more...]