Real Southern Fried Chicken

“aka "Heart Attack in A Skillet", but, according to the elderly Louisiana gentleman who shared this recipe, the genuine thing. It's been a long time since I made this but I do remember how good it was. Cook time includes marinating time.”
READY IN:
2hrs 40mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
8 pieces chicken
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Marinade: Combine marinade ingredients and chicken pieces in a plastic bag and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Chicken: Heat oil in skillet until it sizzles when tested with a drop of water; place seasoned flour in a plastic bag; remove chicken from marinade and add to flour; shake to thoroughly coat; brown chicken quickly on all sides.
  3. Cover, reduce heat and cook SLOWLY until chicken is tender and cooked through, about 20 minutes; salt the chicken generously as it fries, poultry absorbs a lot of salt.

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