Hot and Spicy Fried Chicken

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Add black-eyed peas or a mess of greens and lots of piping-hot cornbread.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup red pepper sauce
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
3- to 3 1/2-pound cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
1
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
teaspoon onion salt
1
teaspoon pepper
2
cups vegetable oil
  • 1 Stir pepper sauce and garlic salt until blended. Pour over chicken in large bowl; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together Bisquick mix, onion salt and pepper . Remove chicken from sauce; drain. Coat chicken with Bisquick mixture. Discard any remaining Bisquick mixture.
  • 3 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Reduce heat to medium. Cook chicken in oil uncovered about 15 minutes. Turn chicken; cook uncovered about 15 minutes longer or until golden brown on all sides and juice of chicken is clear when thickest pieces are cut to bone (165°F).

Expert Tips

Leftover fried chicken makes fantastic sandwiches. Spread a little mayo on thick slices of bread, and top with chicken, lettuce and sliced tomatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
555
(
Calories from Fat
330),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.