Crispy Fried Chicken 

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The Crispy Fried Chicken is so juicy and succulent, made with southern spices with a blast of flavors that last longer on your tongue. These fried chicken chunks are perfect for family gatherings, kid lunch boxes, and weekend picnics. 

Cripsy fried chicken

I’ve tried many chicken curries, chicken karahi, and other South Asian chicken recipes, but the crispy fried chicken always remains my beloved cuisine. The juicy and soft chicken feels like a KFC chicken tenders, and it’s so much loved and stable in our family. 

If you’re craving fast food, try this crispy fried chicken at home, and you will thank me later. 

There are dozens of methods to make chicken crispy, juicy, and succulent, but the one that I’m sharing with you is simple, enjoyable and time-saving. Now, you don’t need to leave the batter in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 hours, and you don’t need any eggs to coat chicken. 

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Why Does The Crispy Chicken Fried Recipe Win Hearts?

  • Similar To KFC Chicken: Try this simple chicken fry recipe and save some cash. There’s no need to head out with your pals for KFC; now you’ve got this secret recipe in your kitchen.
  • No Breadcrumbs Needed: Yeah! You heard that right; you don’t need any breadcrumbs to make the chicken crispy. A general purpose flour and corn flour are the two secret ingredients that make the chicken golden and super crispy. 
  • Juicy & Savory From Inside: Are you struggling to make chicken juicy and savory from the inside? This recipe has got you covered. I’ll share a simple trick that will make the chicken super juicy and flavorsome from the inside. 
  • Easy To Make: Undoubtedly, crispy fried chicken is super easy to make and a fuss recipe. Ultimately, you just have to wait 30 minutes after coating the chicken.

3 Steps Process 

Marinate, Coat and Fry… These are the three steps that you have to follow. I dipped and marinated chicken in a spicy batter and then transferred it to the refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes. 

Next, you have to cook the chicken in flour and fry the chicken. There are so many breeze steps. The ingredients used in today’s recipe are easy to find and available in your pantry. 

Ingredients 

ingredients of crispy fried chicken
  • Chicken: You can use the chicken breast, thighs, or any other chicken part. 
  • Marination: For marination, you need soy sauce, red chili sauce, garlic powder, buttermilk, black pepper, red chili flakes, dry fenugreek and salt. 
  • Coating: I’m using ground flour, corn flour, red chili flakes, salt, chicken masala, black pepper, red chili flakes and garlic powder for the marination.

Instruction:

  1. Marination: Let’s begin with marination. First, take a mixing bowl and add the soy sauce, red chili sauce, red chili flakes, dry fenugreek, garlic powder, salt, buttermilk, vinegar, and black pepper perfectly with the medley. 
seasoning for cripy chicken
Note:
Before dipping the chicken in this seasoning, apply deep cuts in the chicken so that the spices can soak in properly.
  1. Dipping: Now dip each piece of chicken in the seasoning and perfectly mix it with your hands. Next, store this mixing bowl in your refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes.  
marinating the chicken
  1. Coating: Meanwhile, let’s make the coating. Simply add 2 cups of all-purpose flour in a bowl, toss corn flour (you can also use baking soda), red chili flakes, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and chicken masala (store-bought). If you don’t have chicken masala, feel free to skip it.
coating
  1. Coating: After 30 Minutes, remove the seasoning bowl from the refrigerator and coat the chicken pieces. After applying one coat, apply the water over the chicken pieces. I’ve slightly soaked it in a bowl full of water and dredged it again. Apply a thick coat over the chicken to make it crisper this time. 
chicken coating
  1. Frying: Heat the oil in a pan and fry the chicken. Keep the heat medium to get the best results. And keep flipping the pieces over time to avoid overly dark colors. 
frying chicken

Pro Tips:

  • Don’t forget the garlic powder, which adds a deeper, robust, and aromatic flavor. 
  • Add a tablespoon of ketchup to the seasoning for a sweet and savory flavor. 
  • While dredging/coating, also keep a bowl of water on a table. After applying the first coat, soak the chicken in water and then apply a second coat. The water adds cohesiveness, and the second coat will get thicker easily, making the chicken super crispy.
fried chicken

Variations: 

The second big variation in the crispy fried chicken recipe is breadcrumbs. You can use any kind of breadcrumbs to make the chicken crispy.

So, if you have breadcrumbs in your pantry, you can skip the homemade coating process. Simply whisk an egg, apply it to a chicken and coat it with breadcrumbs. Or you can also apply the extra coat of breadcrumbs after dredging in flour. 

With breadcrumbs, you can also bake the chicken instead of frying, which is a plus point for those who dislike oily stuff. 

Serving 

You can serve crispy fried chicken with spicy ketchup and mint chutney or use tangy dips with this overpowering recipe. If you have used boneless chicken, warp this crispy chicken in a sandwich, burger, or roll. You can also savor this meal with creamy cucumber or classic pasta salad.

Cripsy fried chicken

Crispy Fried Chicken 

The Crispy Fried Chicken is so juicy and succulent, made with southern spices with a blast of flavors that last longer on your tongue. These fried chicken chunks are perfect for family gatherings, kid lunch boxes, and weekend picnics. 
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Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, asian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 700 g Chicken

For marination:

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp red chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp dry fenugreek
  • 3 tbsp buttermilk 
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder 
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • ½ tbsp salt

Coating

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chicken masala (optional)
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder

Instructions
 

  • Marination: Grab a mixing bowl and whisk together all the marination ingredients. Make deep cuts in the chicken pieces and toss them into the bowl. Stir the chicken thoroughly to ensure the spices are fully get into the chicken. Now, store this bowl in a refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Coating: Mix all the coating ingredients in another bowl. After 30 minutes, remove the chicken from the refrigerator. Now dampen the chicken pieces with water, then coat them again, this time with a thicker layer, for extra crispiness.
  • Frying: Finally, heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken over medium heat for optimal results. Flip the pieces occasionally to prevent them from becoming too dark.
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