Crispy Fried Chicken (America's Test Kitchen)

  • Ingredients 12 Count
  • Nutrition 6750 Calories
  • Directions 80 Minutes

4 servings

Ingredients

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  • 11/4 cups kosher salt (or 1/2 cup plus two tablespoons table salt)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsps paprika
  • 3 heads garlic cloves (separated)
  • 3 bay leaves (crumbled)
  • 2 qts low-fat buttermilk
  • 31/2 lbs chicken (about 3 1/2 pounds, giblets discarded, cut into 12 pieces)
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 12 cups vegetable shortening (about 12 cups)

Directions

BPrep Time1 hr

BTotal Time1 hr 20 min

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 6750 Calories from Fat 5720
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 635g 977%
Saturated Fat 163g 815%
Trans Fat 80g
Cholesterol 330mg 110%
Sodium 20050mg 835%
Potassium 2320mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 168g 56%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 38g
Protein 115g
Vitamin A 45%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 90%
Iron 80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tastes

salty
savory
sour
bitter
sweet
spicy

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