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How to Fry Chicken

Fried chicken is not only frequently craved but also surprisingly easy to make at home. Learn how to fry chicken in Betty’s four-step guide to making the ultimate comfort food.

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When you’re craving comfort, fried chicken is the name of the game. Here we’ll walk you through how to make Betty’s famous Skillet-Fried Chicken—it takes just 40 minutes and four simple steps.

What you’ll need:

  • Ingredients for Skillet-Fried Chicken
  • Shallow dish
  • 12-inch nonstick skillet
  • Cooking tongs
  • Ovenproof meat thermometer

How to:

1. In shallow dish, mix flour, paprika, salt and pepper. Coat chicken with flour mixture.
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2. Coat chicken with flour mixture. how-to-fry-chicken_02
3. In nonstick skillet, heat oil (¼ inch) over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil, skin side down, about 10 minutes or until light brown; reduce heat to low. Turn chicken skin side up with tongs. how-to-fry-chicken_03
4. Simmer uncovered about 20 minutes, without turning, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone. how-to-fry-chicken_04
Helpful hints:
  • To ensure food safety, always make sure poultry has an internal temperature of at least 165°F with an ovenproof meat thermometer.
  • To make a lighter version of this recipe (with 11 grams of fat and 250 calories per serving,) remove skin from chicken before cooking and use just 2 tablespoons oil in Step 2.
  • To make buttermilk fried chicken, increase flour to 1 cup and dip chicken into 1 cup buttermilk before coating with flour mixture.
To try a new method for frying chicken, why not make it in the oven? Learn How to Oven-Fry Chicken next!

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