Yield
Serves 4
Photo: Oxmoor House

How to Make It

Step 1

Whisk together yogurt and milk in a large shallow dish.

Step 2

Add chicken to yogurt mixture; cover and chill 2 to 4 hours.

Step 3

Stir together flour, paprika, pepper, and 1 tsp. salt in a large shallow dish.

Step 4

Remove chicken from yogurt mixture, discarding yogurt mixture. Rinse chicken, and pat dry. Dredge chicken in flour mixture, shaking off excess.

Step 5

Pour oil to a depth of 11/2 inches into a 12-inch cast-iron skillet; heat over medium-high heat to 350°. Fry bacon in hot oil 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp. Transfer to paper towels; crumble bacon.

Step 6

Fry chicken, in batches, in hot oil 8 to 9 minutes on each side or until done (a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion of breast should register 170°). Drain on a wire rack over paper towels. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp. salt.

Step 7

Serve chicken sprinkled with crumbled bacon.

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