Crispy Fried Chicken (America's Test Kitchen)
80 mins (prep 60, cooking 20)
15 ingredients
12 servings
This is my favorite fried chicken recipe! Due to the labor intensiveness of it, I only make it for special occasions, but it is well worth the effort when i have the time. Maintaining an even oil temperature is key to the success of this recipe. An instant-read thermometer with a high upper range is perfect for checking the temperature; a clip-on candy/deep-fry thermometer is fine, though it can be clipped to the pot only for the uncovered portion of frying.

Categories:  technique , chicken , north-american , poultry , main-dish , american , meat , whole-chicken , <-4-hours , deep-fried , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (49.93 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 177.9 Calories from Fat 6.57
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.73g 13.4%
Saturated Fat 0.12g 7.04%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 95.63mg 47.82%
Total Carbohydrate 38.16g 152.64%
Dietary Fiber 1.99 g 95.33%
Sugars 5.29 g %
Protein 4.65g 111.67%
Vitamin A 1214.94IU% Vitamin C 0.02mg%
Calcium 34.47mg% Iron 2.5mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
plus, table salt, large egg, vegetable shortening