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Looking for Fried cHicken ("KFC style") breading and buttering ingredients.

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Hi !

I'm also looking for Fried Chicken seasoning ingredients (KFC Style) and the methods to make it crispy. Need anyone's help. Thanks !

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Hi.. My son worked at KFC for a short time and they use a pressure fryer (hot) and cook for just 10 minutes.

 

This recipe is my attempt at KFC

 

1 eggs, beaten        1 1/2 cups milk

1 cup flour      3/4 cup fine bread crumbs

1 tsp. dry chicken bouillon   

1/2 tsp. paprika        1 tbsp. Accent        

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder   1 tsp. black pepper

1 tsp. dried parsley flakes     1 tsp. salt

1 tbsp. Wondra flour    5-6 cups cooking oil  

1 chicken, cut in pieces.  1/2 cup flour       

 

In bowl #1 put 1/2 cup flour.

In bowl #2 mix eggs, milk, soy sauce, & bouillon, half the parsley and Wondra flour.

In bowl #3 combine 1 cup flour, bread crumbs, remaining parsley and spices. Mix well with a fork.  Roll each chicken piece around until well covered, first in plain flour, then milk mixture, then in flour/bread crumbs mixture.(You can use flour in place of bread crumbs.) Heat oil to 360 degrees, fry pieces until golden brown, start large (about 15 minutes on each side) Reduce heat if browns too quickly. Drain on paper towels.

 

post #3 of 8

The pressure frying is a good chunk of KFC's "secret". Salt, pepper, and MSG come pretty close in flavoring. Todd Wilbur covers the techniques and copycat recipes quite well in his  Top Secret Recipes books. You can also buy individual recipes off his site www.topsecretrecipes.com  The books are worthwhile and frequently discounted at places like Costco.

 

i've been most fond of his recreation of White Castle burgers myself.

post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 

To : cc4cooks & phatch.

 

Many thanks for your quick responses. Will try it at home.

 

Kind rgds,

Kevin.

post #5 of 8

I can't think of a consumer available pressure cooker that is rated for frying. All the brands I've seen specifically forbid it.

 

Even on the ones KFC uses, they go through the pressure seals pretty quickly as they get damaged from the hot oil.

post #6 of 8

There are several brands of pressure cookers/fryers available for home users but the price is steep. http://www.pro-selections.com/category.cfm/199/

post #7 of 8

Haven't seen those before. They look fun but way too pricey for just pressure frying as I already have a good pressure cooker.

post #8 of 8

Stumbled across this "breading recipe" while looking for the Fagor Pressure Magic pressure fryer and though it worth posting for discussion (I have NOT tried it!).

 

                    
* Exported from MasterCook *

                          Kfc Breading Imitation

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Serving Size  : 0     Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    :

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method


 
 

  1 1/2       teaspoon  W/Pepper
  1 1/2       teaspoon  B/Pepper
     3/4      teaspoon  Sage
     1/2      teaspoon  Ginger
     3/8      teaspoon  Nutmeg
     3/8      teaspoon  Savory
     3/8      teaspoon  Bay Leaves
     3/8      teaspoon  Coriander
     1/4      teaspoon  Cardamom
     1/4      teaspoon  Chilli Flakes
     1/4      teaspoon  Cloves
  5           teaspoon  Salt -- (Or you personal preferred amount)
  1           teaspoon  MSG
  2                cup  Flour



                                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 925 Calories; 3g Fat (3.0% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 193g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 11266mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 13 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fat.

NOTES : Remember: All spices, except for Black pepper, are to be finely ground

Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
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