This was by far the best fried chicken I ever had. So flavorful! Recipe created by Edward Magel on behalf of FAGE Serves: 4 – 6
Marinade Ingredients: 2 cups FAGE Total 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon Dried Oregano 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin 1 teaspoon Salt 1/4 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder 2 3 ½ - 4 pound Chickens Directions: In large mixing bowl, combine all marinade ingredients. Remove wing tips and backs from chickens. Cut each chicken into 8 pieces for 2 legs, 2 t breast half-cut into 2 (breast/wing & b hours. Fried Chicken Ingredients: Marinated Chicken pieces – wiped mostly 2 cups All-Purpose 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 teaspoon Dried Basil 2 teaspoons Ground Cumin 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne 2 teaspoons Salt 1/2 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice 2 cups Canola Oil FAGE FRIED CHICKEN Total Greek Yogurt 2% round breast). Combine chicken with marinade and marinate 6 dry urpose Flour Photo by Yder Laya thighs, and each – 12 Directions: Mix all dry ingredients, then combine with the chicken pieces in a large bag and shake to coat thoroughly. Remove from bag and shake off excess flour. Preheat oven to 350*. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Oil should be about an inch deep. When oil is shimmering, carefully lower the legs and thighs into the hot oil. Cook slowly until golden brown, turning to give the chicken an even golden color. When well browned and cooked, 8 – 10 minutes, remove and drain on paper towels. Then place on a baking sheet and transfer to the oven for 15 minutes to complete cooking. When finished with the dark meat, repeat procedure with the breast pieces. Check pieces for doneness and serve hot from the oven. Oven Fried Option Replace All-Purpose flour with Panko bread crumbs. Season and “bread” the chicken pieces as described. After coating chicken pieces with bread crumbs, place on a foil lined baking sheet. Spray chicken pieces with a “Pam-like” spray or an oil mister. Bake at 350* for 15 minutes, turn pieces over, re-mist and return to oven for 10 – 15 minutes. Check for doneness and serve hot from the oven.