Fried Chicken (KFC)

Fried Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 800 g Chicken (Fillet, drumsticks, etc)
  • 15 g Salt
  • 22 g Cornstarch
  • 340 g all purpose
  • 32 g Whole wheat flour
  • 10 g black pepper corns
  • 8 g white pepper corns
  • 4.5 g paprika
  • 4 g Onion Powder
  • 2.5 g Caraway seeds
  • 1.5 g nutmeg
  • 0.7 g sage
  • 0.5 g allspice ground
  • 0.5 g Thyme
  • 0.3 g cayene
  • 0.1 g Bay leaf
  • 24 g Salt
  • 14 g monosodium glutamate
  • 120 g Whole milk
  • 60 g Eggs

Instructions

Chicken

  1. Split chicken in to respective bits, and place in sous vide bags with salt.

  2. Cook dark meats for 2 hours at 68C and then add white meats for an additional hour.

  3. Allow to cool, pat dry

Flour mixture

  1. Instead of cake flour, use 175g all purpose flour and 24g cornstarch

  2. Ground spices and herbs finely add to flour, add salt and mono sodium glutatmate,  and mix thoroughly

Batter

  1. Mix egg and milk, blend until smooth.

Fried chicken

  1. Dip chicken in egg mixture, and dregde through lour mixture.

  2. Fry until golden.

Sources : ChefstepsModernist Cuisine