I agree. You have to fry chicken in an …

Comment on Extra-Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken with “Delta” Sauce by melissa.

I agree. You have to fry chicken in an iron skillet, Soaked in buttermilk first. I can’t imagine cooking without one- it’s like losing my right hand. I’ve got 6 in different sizes. Use it for everything – doesn’t have to be fried.

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Extra-Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken with “Delta” Sauce
cover the skillet and lower the temperature to get the inside done, then take off the top and turn up a little for good browning and crisping.


Extra-Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken with “Delta” Sauce
If you want truly authentic southern fried chicken you would use real lard. Most people now use vegetable oil, or crisco shortening. Shortening will give a little more crispy crust.


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