Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Colonel's Original Recipe?

This blog is mostly for me. I use it to bookmark recipes for now or later and this is one of them as the Chicago Tribune posted an article claiming to have an original copy of the recipe. I am archiving this for future reference.

Fried Chicken with 11 Herbs and Spices

2 cups flour
2/3 T salt
1/2 T dried thyme
1/2 T dried basil
1/3 T oregano
1 T celery salt
1 T black pepper
1 T dry mustard
4 T paprika
2 T Garlic salt
1 T ginger
3 T white pepper
1 c buttermilk
1 egg, beaten

Mix herbs and flour, set aside.
Mix egg and buttermilk, soak chicken in it for 20 minutes.
Remove chicken let excess drip off then coat in flour mix and allow to set for 20 minutes.
Fry 3 inches oil in a dutch oven at 350 turning once till medium golden brown 15-18 minutes. 

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