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  • Lemonade Fried Chicken by Buckwheat

    Posted by Buckwheat - November 05, 2004 08:06 PM

    Lemonade Fried Chicken

    6 oz. frozen lemonade concentrate
    1 cup water
    2 & 1/2 pound fryer, cut up
    1/4 cup flour, unbleached
    1 t. salt
    1/4 t. black pepper
    1 cup vegetable oil
    2 T. butter, melted

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    Mix lemonade concentrate and water in a small bowl
    Pour over chicken in a larger bowl.
    Cover and regrigerate 2 hours or longer.
    Drain chicken and reserve liquid
    Mix together the flour, salt and pepper in a paper bag
    Add well drained chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat evenly.
    Heat oil in a large skillet over meduim heat.
    Add floured chicken, and cook until evenly browned, turning pieces over carefully.
    Remove chicken and arrange in a single layer in a shallow baking pan.
    Brush chicken with the melted butter.
    Add reserved lemonade.
    Bake UNCOVERED about one hour, basting chicken with the lemonade from the pan every 15 minutes.
    About 15 minutes before the chicken is done, drain off excess juice from the pan.
    Serve hot.
    "There's no place like home..."

  • #2
    Posted by Pond_lady

    Posted November 24, 2004 02:21 PM

    It's a very good recipe but a little runny. I added about 1/2 t cornstarch to the flour coating and that thickened it up a bit.
    "There's no place like home..."