A mix of cornmeal and breadcrumbs gives this fried chicken recipe a crisp bite while keeping the inside of the meat juicy. This crispy coating is also terrific on skinned and boned chicken thighs or pork chops.

Recipe by Southern Living January 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Dip chicken in egg, and dredge in cornmeal mixture.

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  • Cook chicken in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until done.