Funky Fried Chicken

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 15 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

Canola oil, for frying

2 tablespoons granulated garlic

2 tablespoons granulated onion

2 tablespoons kosher salt, plus additional for seasoning

2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon cayenne

1 tablespoon paprika

2 (3 1/2-pound) whole chickens, cut into 10 pieces each and trimmed of fat

4 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, add canola oil over medium heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together all spices. Use 1/2 of mix to season chicken. Let seasoned chicken sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, add flour and remaining seasoning mix. Toss chicken with seasoned flour and add to hot oil, 1 piece at a time. Cover pan with foil. Remove foil after 8 to 10 minutes and flip chicken. Cook until the chicken is golden brown. Remove from fryer to a paper towel-lined sheet tray. Season with salt, if desired, and serve.
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