Country Fried Chicken

From: (Stephanie da Silva)
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 1995 07:50:51 GMT

1/2 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sage
1/2 teaspoon tarragon
1 frying chicken, cut up
Oil or shortening, for frying

Combine milk and egg, set aside.

Combine flour, salt, paprika, pepper, sage and tarragon in paper or
plastic bag.  Add a few pieces of chicken at a time; shake to coat.

Dip chicken in milk-egg mixture.  Shake second time in flour mixture.

To skillet-fry, heat 1/2 to 1 inch oil in electric fry pan or heavy
skillet on medium-high heat.  Brown chicken on all sides.  Reduce heat
to medium-low heat.  Continue cooking until chicken is tender, about
30 to 40 minutes.  Do not cover.  Turn chicken several times during
coking.  Drain on paper towels.

To deep fry, heat 3 inches oil to 365F in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
Fry chicken for 15 to 18 minutes.  Drain on paper towels.


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