Southern Fried Chicken by Bella Gluten-Free

Southern Fried Chicken by Bella Gluten-Free

In just a few minutes you be eating tender, juicy, crispy fried chicken that even my southern friends approve of. Add some Bella Gluten-Free waffles and your southern meal will be complete.

Servings: Makes 8-10 servings.

Prep: 10 mins

Total: 25 mins

  • Ingredients
  • Directions
  • 1 whole chicken cut up into 8- 10 pieces
  • 1 TBL Kosher salt
  • 2 Tsp pepper, ground
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk or milk or milk alternative with 1 TBL lemon juice or 1 tsp vinegar added
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix
  • Oil for frying such as Spectrum Organic Shortening, Coconut Oil or Peanut Oil

Mix it Up

  • Rinse and pat dry chicken pieces. Remove back and wing tips and discard.
  • Whisk together salt, pepper, cinnamon, cayenne, paprika and garlic powder in a medium bowl.
  • Roll chicken pieces in dry rub and coat throughly. Place in large bowl, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Can be done overnight.
  • Allow meat to return to room temperature, about 1/2 hour. In small bowl, whisk together milk and eggs. In another bowl, add Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix.
  • Add a shortening or oil to a large heavy bottomed skillet or deep wok, about 2 " deep. Let heat until temperature reaches 350 degrees or oil is smoking slightly. Dip chicken in milk/egg mixture and then dredge it in the Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix. Add to hot oil in batches. Do not overcrowd the pan. Cook rotating the chicken every 2 minutes until it is golden brown. Cook breasts, thighs and legs take about 10 minutes and wings, about 8 minutes. Transfer to lined baking sheet and let sit for 5-10 minutes before serving.
All Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Mix - bellaglutenfree

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