Copycat Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe
Easy copycat Kentucky Fried Chicken recipe for the crispiest chicken ever. Juicy chicken drumsticks fried quickly then baked to perfection & so flavorful.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Soak the chicken legs in salt water for up to 24 hrs if possible for optimal results.
Put eggs in one bowl and flour and spices mixed in another bowl.
Beat the eggs and dredge each chicken leg in the flour, then the egg, and then flour once more.
Put coated drumstick on a cooling rack and do this to all other drumsticks.
Heat oil in dutch oven or large pan over medium/high heat.
Fry each leg in batches of 3-4 for about 3 or so minutes each until coating is golden brown.
Remove each leg and put on cooling rack to drain excess oil until all legs are done.
Leave on cooling rack on top of a cookie sheet and put in oven for 35-45 minutes or until the thermometer reads 165 degrees F.
Serving: 5oz | Calories: 1615kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 165g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2.1mg