Discover the secret to perfect Southern fried chicken with our soulful recipe—crispy, golden, and full of flavor!
Crispy Southern fried chicken recipe that’s not only incredibly juicy but also boasts a crunch coating that’ll have you reaching for seconds.
Make a basic salt, sugar, and water brine to infuse your chicken with a nice balance of flavor while helping to retain moisture during cooking.
Dip chicken into the egg wash, ensuring that each piece is well coated. Then, dredge it in the seasoned flour mixture.
Fry until chicken is golden brown and cooked through. Be sure to fry in batches to prevent overcrowding and temperature drop.
Place fried chicken on a wire rack set over a sheet pan to drain any excess oil. Let it rest for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!