This Fried Chicken dish is one you and your friends will go nuts
over. I'm sure you've heard of or done Deep Fried Turkey. Deep Fried
Chicken is about the same and is so easy and makes for a fun get
together with friends!
A deep fryer made or designed to fry turkey's
Whole Chicken - 1 chicken per 3 adults depending...
Tony's or Old Bay Seasoning
To make the most of your cooking oil plan on
getting a few friends together and cook several birds.
the chicken well, slit the skin between the thigh and breast and
season well inside and out.
Rub seasoning under the skin and get some in the
You can see the skin slit in the picture.
oil to 350ºF [Follow the fryer instructions - this oil will cook
you if it hits you]
Cook about 4-5 minutes per pound. Keep the oil at 325-350ºF, no
more no less.
you think it's almost done take the chicken out and test the
tightness of the thigh joint with a pair of tongs.
the chicken cool a few minutes and cut up as you would normally. Put
in a casserole with a few tablespoons of water and cover.
I use a homemade fryer so the
gadgets you see in the pictures are not available in the stores.