Recipe Crispy Fried Chicken KFC

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How to make Kentucky Chicken: fried and crispy

The original recipe has been carefully guarded since the 1940s, when Colonel Sanders, founder of KFC, began cooking his famous chicken. Since then, the recipe has been the key to KFC's worldwide success.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Passive Time 25 minutes
Servings
persons
Ingredients
  • 1 kg Chicken ** Chicken breasts cut into tenders and fat-free thighs.
  • 1 litre Vegetal Oil
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Curry
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Spicy paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dill
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Beet
Ingredients for frying
  • 200 grams Flour for tempura
  • 1 teaspoon Sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spicy paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Curry
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Passive Time 25 minutes
Servings
persons
Ingredients
  • 1 kg Chicken ** Chicken breasts cut into tenders and fat-free thighs.
  • 1 litre Vegetal Oil
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Curry
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Spicy paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dill
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Beet
Ingredients for frying
  • 200 grams Flour for tempura
  • 1 teaspoon Sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spicy paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Curry
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
Instructions

How to Marinate Chicken Kfc

  1. We start by spreading the mustard and garlic cream on each piece of chicken. Then we add the other ingredients to marinate (Beer, Salt, Thyme, Pepper etc). It is important that you leave the chicken even if it is 20 minutes in this mixture.

How to breading chicken kfc

  1. We take two bowls, in one we place the milk and the eggs, we beat and then we impregnate the chicken. In the second bowl we add all the other ingredients that we indicate to batter (flour, spicy paprika, pepper, salt, etc).
  2. It is important at this stage to avoid excesses both in the mix made with the egg and whey and in the tempura mixture that we are going to use.

How to cook chicken kfc

  1. Finally, heat the oil around in a fryer or cauldron. Place the fire in "medium". Let it heat for 6 minutes. When it reaches boiling point lower the heat to low. Fry until chicken is golden brown, (about 8 minutes).
  2. Transfer chicken pieces to a tray with paper towels.
  3. Allow oil to return to temperature before adding more chicken. Repeat with the rest of the chicken.