Fried chicken (also referred to as Southern fried chicken for the variant in the United States) is a dish consisting of chicken pieces usually from broiler chickens which have been floured or battered and then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried.
- 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
- 1 3 1/2-to 4-pound chicken, cut up
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- 3 tablespoons gin (optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 2 teaspoons salt
Step 1: First of all, you need to remove and discard the skin from the chicken.
Step 2: In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the chicken, garlic, buttermilk, and gin .
Step 3: Then you need to refrigerate it at least 1 hour or overnight.
Step 4: Now, heat oven to 400° F.
Step 5: Lightly coat a large baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
Step 6: Combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan, salt, lemon zest, and thyme on a sheet of wax paper.
Step 7: Roll the chicken pieces in the coating and place on the baking sheet, bone-side down.
Step 8: Now, it’s time to bake 35 to 40 minutes, turning the chicken halfway through, or until crispy and the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a fork.
Make it at your home and enjoy this most favorite Fried Chicken with your friends and family for a lovely evening.