Chicken Fried Chicken

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A fun chicken recipe the kids can help prepare. They love crushing the crackers. It does not matter if the measurements aren't perfect, just wing it!

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 30 saltine crackers

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons dry potato flakes

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 egg

  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying

Directions

  1. Place crackers in a large resealable plastic bag; seal bag and crush crackers with a rolling pin until they are coarse crumbs. Add the flour, potato flakes, seasoned salt, and pepper and mix well.

  2. Beat egg in a shallow dish or bowl. One by one, dredge chicken pieces in egg, then place in bag with crumb mixture. Seal bag and shake to coat.

  3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Fry chicken, turning frequently, until golden brown and juices run clear, 15 to 20 minutes.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

887 Calories
80g Fat
14g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 887
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 80g 102%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 389mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 272mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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