Recipe courtesy of Cesare Casella
Episode: Fried Chicken
Total:
1 hr 40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Rub the chicken with salt, pepper, and 3 tablespoons lemon juice. Let the chicken season at room temperature for 1 hour.

Fill a large deep pot with enough oil to cover the pieces of chicken (about 3 1/2 inches). Heat the oil to 375 degrees F over medium-high heat (at this temperature a droplet of water will sizzle immediately when it hits the oil).

Season the flour with salt and pepper. Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour and then dip them in the beaten eggs. Working in batches if necessary, put the chicken into the oil, taking care not to over crowd the pan. (If all the chicken will not fit at one time, cook the larger pieces first.) Fry the chicken at about 350 degrees F (adding the chicken causes the temperature to drop) until the pieces are crisp and golden on 1 side, about 10 minutes. Turn the pieces of chicken and cook until the second-sides are crisp and the juices clear, about 7 minutes more. Add the garlic and herbs and fry until they too are crisp. Drain the chicken and herbs on a plate lined with paper towels. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and lemon juice and serve topped with fried herbs and garlic.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Oven-Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Indonesian Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Karen Akunowicz

Chicken Piccata with Buttery Lemon Noodles

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Grilled Lemon Chicken Skewers with Satay Dip

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Refried Beans

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lemon And Herb Roasted Chicken With Baby Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Peach Whisky Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking