Fried chicken

Everyone likes a little indulgence now and then.

Fried Chicken 311 (photo credit: Courtesy)
Fried Chicken 311
(photo credit: Courtesy)
FRIED CHICKEN
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons paprika
3 eggs
1/3 cup soy milk or nondairy creamer
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 chicken, cut in 1/8th’s
Oil for frying

1. Stir together flour and paprika and place on flat plate. Whisk together eggs, soy milk and lemon juice.
2. Dredge chicken in flour and then dip in egg mixture. Place on a baking sheet and chill for 1 hour (this is the secret step!)
3. Pour oil into a large skillet – electric or otherwise. The oil should be about 2 inches deep. Heat and add chicken when sizzling. Fry for about 10 minutes on each side – until golden brown. Reduce heat, cover and cook for an additional 20 minutes. Drain on paper towel.
4. Alternatively, after frying 10 minutes on each side, drain immediately on paper towels. Remove from paper towels and place in a baking pan in a preheated 350 degree oven and bake for about 20 minutes.