How to Make Genuine Artificial Popeye's Fried Chicken
Categories: Main Course
Amount Measure Ingredient Preparation
3 cups Self-rising flour
1 cup Cornstarch
3 tablespoons Seasoned salt
2 tablespoons Paprika
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 package Italian Salad Dressing Mix Powder
1 package Onion Soup Mix (1 1/2 ounces package)
1 package Spaghetti sauce mix (1/2 ounce)
3 tablespoons Sugar
(Ground Cayenne Pepper Powder to taste - Optional)
3 cups Corn flakes crushed
2 Eggs well beaten
1/4 cup Cold water
4 pounds Chicken cut up
5 cup corn oil
Mix and stir the first 9 ingredients in a large bowl.
Put the crushed corn flakes in a separate bowl.
Put eggs and water in a separate bowl and mix thoroughly.
Put enough corn oil into a heavy roomy skillet to fill it 1" deep. The oil should be heated up on Medium High before the chicken is prepared for frying, but after all of the prep work is done.
Grease a 9 inch by 12 inch by 2 inch baking pan and put it aside.
Preheat the oven to 350º.
Separate each piece of chicken, preparing them one at a time.
Roll piece of chicken into the dry mix in the first bowl
Roll the dipped piece of chicken into the egg and water mix.
Roll the piece of chicken into the corn flakes.
Dip the piece of chicken back into the dry mix, rolling it but not allowing it to settle into the dry mix.
Carefully place the chicken into the hot oil and allow it to fry for 3 to 4 minutes on medium high.
Turn the chicken over and fry the other side for 3 to 4 minutes on medium high.
Larger numbers of pieces can be fried together in a deep fryer that is large enough to hold more chicken, but since not everyone has a deep fryer, these instructions are set up for frying pans.
Place the fried chicken in a prepared pan in a single layer and seal the chicken in aluminum foil, leaving the top of the aluminum foil open.
Bake at 350~ for 25 to 30 minutes, then removing the foil and testing chicken.
Allow to bake uncovered 5 minutes longer to crisp the coating.
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