Southern Batter Fried Chicken. So Good It Will Have You Whistling Dixie!

Southern Batter Fried Chicken
Southern Batter Fried Chicken

This recipe reminds me of KFC, but way, way better. And is it easy to make? Yep, it’s as easy as sliding off a greasy log backward.

Serve this Southern fried chicken with mashed taters, coleslaw or green beans and you’ll be sittin’ in tall cotton, if you know what I mean. Don’t worry if you can’t finish it all the same day, it’s great out of the fridge the next day too!


Ingredients Southern Batter Fried Chicken:

  • 2 beaten egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 4 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

Southern Batter Fried Chicken Meal
Southern Batter Fried Chicken Meal

Directions Southern Batter Fried Chicken:

  1. Beat the egg and milk together in a bowl.
  2. Combine the flour with the garlic salt, pepper, poultry seasoning and paprika in a big plastic bag.
  3. Put the chicken in the bag, seal it and shake to coat it.
  4. Dip the flour-coated chicken in the egg mixture and again in the flour mixture.
  5. Heat the oil in a skillet to 365 degrees F. Brown the chicken on all sides in the hot oil.
  6. Turn the heat down to medium low and give the chicken another half an hour or until it is cooked through.
  7. Drain it on paper towels and serve.