Sunday, August 3, 2014

New Orleans Fried Chicken

New Orleans Fried Chicken
  5 - 8 Servings

1 fryer chicken cut into 8 pieces
Sea salt and pepper to taste
1½ cups all purpose flour
½ cup corn meal
2 teaspoons sea salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons granulated garlic
2 teaspoons granulated onion
1 teaspoon Cajun or Creole Seasoning
4 large eggs
3 tablespoons water
1 cup peanut oil

Season chicken with salt and pepper cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
Place chicken in large pot with enough water to cover by 1 inch and bring to a boil for 6 minutes.
Remove chicken from water drain, let cool then pat dry with a paper towel.
Mix together the flour, corn meal, salt, cayenne pepper, granulated garlic and onion in a shallow dish.
Mix together eggs and water in a medium bowl.
Heat oil in a large skillet.
Dip the chicken in the egg wash, shake off any excess then dip it in the flour mixture.
Place chicken in the hot oil and fry until chicken is golden brown and done.
Drain on a paper towel.

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