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Carla Hall's Fried Chicken

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Carla's Secret Family Recipe!
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
4 to 6
cost
$
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This recipe has been in Carla's family for nearly a century and now she's sharing it with you! Give it a try on a rainy day.
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ingredients
  • 2 pound boneless and skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 Cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 Cup peanut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    2 pound boneless and skinless chicken thighs
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 1/2 Cup flour
    1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    1 teaspoon paprika 
    Rub chicken with salt and pepper.  In a paper bag or re-sealable bag, mix flour and spices.  In small batches, place chicken in flour mixture and shake until coated.  Repeat until all the chicken has been floured.  
  • 2
    1/3 Cup peanut oil
    Fill the cast iron skillet up two inches and heat oil to 365°F.  The oil is ready when a little bit is flour is dropped in, and the flour bubbles.  Carefully place chicken in hot oil.  Do not crowd pan. Cover and cook the chicken until it's brown on one side, then turn over to brown on the other side with the pan covered.  
  • 3
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    Drain on a rack or paper towels.  Spinkle with salt.  Carla likes to eat these with rosemary honey.
 
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