Fried Chicken with Cornmeal Crust
Fried Chicken with Cornmeal Crust
  • prep: 1 hr 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Fried chicken is deeply satisfying when eaten hot, but the beauty of this recipe is that it is equally delicious, and keeps most of its crunch, when served cold or at room temperature. See our Chicken-Cutting Tutorial and Video to learn how to cut a whole bird into 10 pieces.

    Ingredients

    • 8 quarts water, divided
    • 1 1/2 cups plus 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt, divided
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 2 whole 3 1/2-pound chickens, each cut into 10 pieces
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup fine cornmeal
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • Vegetable oil, for frying

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 230 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.48%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.22%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 410 mg 17.09%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.44%
    • Potassium: 48 mg 1.37%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.16%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 54 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.19%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.31%
    • Vitamin C 0.03%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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