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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
16 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 26 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 3 quarts water and 3 teaspoons salt in a large bowl; add chicken. Cover and chill 1 hour. Drain chicken, and rinse with cold water; pat dry.

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  • Whisk together egg and 1 cup water.

  • Combine remaining 1 teaspoon salt, flour, garlic powder, and pepper in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Dip 2 chicken pieces in egg mixture. Place pieces in bag; seal and shake to coat. Remove and repeat procedure with remaining pieces.

  • Heat oil to 360° in a Dutch oven. Fry chicken, in batches, 16 minutes or until golden, turning twice. Drain on paper towels.

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