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Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken

 Prep.Time: 20-30 min
 Cook.Time: 30-40 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6


 Large Saucepan
   or Deep Fat Fryer
 2 Large Bowls
 Chopping Board
 Sharp Knife
 Kitchen Paper


 4 Chicken Breasts
 50g/2oz Plain Flour
 1 Egg
 250ml/½pt Milk
 Oil for Frying
 Dash Hot Sauce
 2 Tbsp Paprika
 1tsp Oregano
 1tsp Chilli Powder
 1tsp Basil
 1tsp Salt
 1tsp Garlic Powder
 Black Pepper


Cut Chicken into strips 2cm/1” wide.
Beat egg in a bowl, add milk and hot sauce and stir together thoroughly.
Add the chicken and leave to soak for 15-20 minutes.
Preheat oven to 180ºC / 350ºF / Gas Mark 4.
Heat the oil for frying.
Place all the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl and mix together well.
Drain chicken and coat each piece thoroughly with the spice mixture.
Fry in the hot oil for 8-10 minutes.
You will need to do this in a few batches.
Drain each batch on kitchen paper.
When all the chicken has been fried, place in the oven for 10 minutes.
Serve with chips or salad.

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