Fried Chicken

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • chicken (whole fryer) - 1 unit
  • flour - 1/4 cup
  • salt - 1/2 teaspoon
  • black pepper - 1/2 teaspoon
  • cayenne pepper - 1/2 teaspoon
  • butter - 1/4 cup
  • vegetable oil - 1/2 cup

Directions:

Mix flour, salt and pepper in bag, add chicken and shake.

Heat oil in a large skillet on high. Brown chicken on skin side.

Turn over the chicken, reducing the heat to medium and brown other side.

Turn over and cook over lower heat until the chicken is tender when stuck with a fork.

Drain off oil and serve.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 3 servings):

  • coconut oil : 3/4 teaspoon
  • paprika : 1/5 teaspoon
  • white pepper : 1/5 teaspoon
  • bread crumbs : 3/4 tablespoon
  • sugar : 3/4 tablespoon
  • cumin seeds : 1/5 teaspoon
  • garam masala : 1/5 teaspoon
  • dried thyme : 1/5 teaspoon
  • white wine : 1 1/2 tablespoon
  • parsley : 3/4 tablespoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • fat_mono_unsaturated 123%

    vegetable oil: 102%
    butter: 18%
    chicken: 2%

  • fat_saturated 64%

    vegetable oil: 13%
    butter: 48%
    chicken: 2%

  • vitamin_k 51%

    vegetable oil: 49%
    butter: 1%
    chicken: 1%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 47%

    vegetable oil: 42%
    butter: 2%
    chicken: 2%

  • vitamin_e 44%

    vegetable oil: 41%
    butter: 2%

  • niacin 38%

    chicken: 38%

  • iron 38%

    flour: 5%
    chicken: 32%

  • cholesterol 28%

    butter: 13%
    chicken: 15%

  • protein 27%

    flour: 2%
    chicken: 25%

  • energy_in_kcal 26%

    vegetable oil: 14%
    butter: 6%
    flour: 1%
    chicken: 3%

  • vitamin_b6 21%

    chicken: 21%

  • vitamin_a_rae 19%

    butter: 18%
    chicken: 1%

  • phosphorus 17%

    flour: 1%
    chicken: 16%

  • pantothenic_acid 14%

    flour: 1%
    chicken: 13%

  • vitamin_b12 11%

    butter: 1%
    chicken: 10%

  • sodium 10%

    butter: 7%
    chicken: 3%

  • choline 10%

    chicken: 10%

  • riboflavin 8%

    chicken: 8%

  • carbohydrate 6%

    flour: 6%

  • copper 6%

    flour: 2%
    chicken: 3%