Southern fried chicken

4 servings
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By Food24 November 03 2009
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Ingredients (8)

8.00 chicken — pieces
2.00 eggs
30.00 ml water
250.00 ml flour — cake
250.00 ml maize meal
5.00 ml paprika
salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste
sunflower oil — for frying
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Wash chicken and pat dry. Beat egg and water together. Mix flour, cornmeal, paprika and seasoning together.
Heat oil in a deep frying pan or fryer (to 180 ºC), until hot but not smoking.
Dip chicken pieces into egg mixture, then coat with flour mixture. Shake off excess.
Deep fry in small batches until golden and crisp. Take care not to undercook the chicken. It should take 12 to 20 minutes. Drain on a wire rack.
Serve hot or at room temperature with chips and braised okra or a salad.
TOTAL KILOJOULE COUNT: 14 310 kJ (3 420 Cal). A portion: 3 580 kJ (855 Cal).

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