Fried Chicken (Sallie Style)

Our Fried Chicken


1 box chicken breasts, usually 3, cut in half lengthwise



1 cup water or buttermilk

¼ cup salt

¼ cup sugar

Several dashes of hot sauce


2 cups flour

1 Tbsp salt

1 Tbsp paprika

1 tsp black pepper

1 cup milk

2 cups panko crumbs

Oil for frying – canola or vegetable


Pound chicken breasts to flatten a bit.

Mix brine in a large baggie. Add chicken and refrigerate until ready to cook.

Add about ½ inch of oil to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat.

Put flour on a plate and mix with salt, pepper, and paprika.

Put milk in a small bowl.

Put panko on a plate.

Remove chicken from brine a dip each piece in flour mixture, milk, and panko.

Add chicken to hot oil and fry until crispy 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Drain on paper towels and enjoy!



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