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Betty's Derby Fried Chicken

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“I don't know who Betty is, but this is the best fried chicken recipe I have ever used. I've been using this recipe since 1990 when I found it in The Dallas Morning News food section.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in plastic bag.
  2. Shake it to mix and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine egg and milk; mix well.
  4. Skin chicken, if desired.
  5. Put 2 or 3 pieces of chicken in bag with flour.
  6. Shake well.
  7. Dip chicken in egg mixture, return to bag and shake again.
  8. Repeat with remaining chicken.
  9. Heat 1 inch of oil in a large skillet.
  10. Add chicken and fry 15 minutes or until golden brown, turning to brown both sides.
  11. Drain chicken on paper towels.

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