Fried chicken is on the Sunday lunch rotation at the Morgan house. My Mama didn't fry chicken very often growing up. We always picked it up at Danny's Fried Chicken. Their's was the best. Now that I have my own family, we cook most Sunday lunches at home. Sunday lunch out is a $100 bill for our family and I can cook a much better meal for much less than that. I make a point to include what I need for Sunday lunch on my Friday grocery list so we don't have to go back to town. I like to fry my chicken in an inexpensive electric skillet so I can control the heat better. Lou and I usually arise early on Sundays to prepare this meal together before church. Don't think you have to save it for just Sundays. It would make a great addition to your Friday Night Porch party.
Sunday's Best Fried Chicken
Chicken of your choice. My family likes boneless chicken breast cut into smaller pieces.
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon pepper
3 eggs, beaten
12 ounces water
1 tablespoon Tony's Cajun seasoning
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Tony's Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
3 teaspoons black pepper
3 teaspoons poultry seasoning
Heat your oil to 350 degrees. Coat your chicken pieces in the wet batter before dredging in the dry batter. Gently add the battered chicken pieces to the hot oil and fry until crispy and brown on both sides, abut 10-12 minutes. Remove to a wire rack or paper towel to drain.
Jay does all his frying on his back porch so the house doesn't smell bad.