One of my favorite memories of growing up, is Sunday afternoons during the summer.
My dad would be listening to a CD or a vinyl record, usually classic country music. My mom would be in the kitchen, making either roast, pork chops, or her fried chicken, in her big cast iron skillet.
It wasn’t too crispy, and nowhere near soggy. It was PERFECT.
Now, my mom used bone-in chicken. I use boneless, skinless chicken. But you can use both, and it’s going to taste amazing either way.
The BEST Fried Chicken Ever:
In a cast-iron skillet, pour in about 2 cups of oil. Heat over medium heat while you prepare the chicken.
In a 1 giant Ziploc bag, combine:
2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp onion powder
Shake to combine everything.
In a bowl, whisk together 2 eggs, and 1/2 cup of milk.
Take your chicken, and place into the egg mixture, ensuring it’s covered well. Place into the Ziploc bag and shake to coat the chicken. I usually shake 4 -5 pieces at a time.
Place chicken into the oil. Cook until golden brown, and of course, at least 165 degrees. You MAY have to turn down the heat to make sure the chicken isn’t getting too brown before it’s cooked thoroughly.