Now, here in New Zealand, we are not allowed to refer to KFC as "Kentucky Fried Chicken", even though it is the same. In New Zealand, KFC is "Kiwi For Chicken".
Legality gone mad! Just like Cadbury "copyrighting" the colour purple!
Anyhow, here is a recipe for KFC, no matter WHAT you call it!
150 grams of all purpose flour, mixed with “secret” spices, as listed below. This gives the KFC original fried chicken its crispiness. KFC is famous for its extra crispy recipes. It has its own patented cooking appliances. Check the list below for 11 secret herbs in KFC’s original fried chicken.
1 can of Tomato Soup.
The eggs not only provide flavor to the chicken but also help the spiced flour adhere. If you do not add eggs, the flour may not stick to the chicken. The eggs give a good flavor to the chicken and make it sticky enough for plenty of seasoned flour batter to stick to.”
2/3 cup of milk.
Milk provides required amount of moisture to the fried chicken.
Vegetable oil to cover the bottom of a frying pan, about 1/2 inch deep.
The 11 secret herbs in KFC’s original fried chicken recipe are as follows
1/3 tablespoon of salt
1/3 tablespoon of oregano
2 tablespoon of garlic salt
1/2 tablespoon of thyme
1 tablespoon of ground ginger
1/2 tablespoon of basil
1 tablespoon of celery salt
1 tablespoon of black pepper
1 tablespoon of dry mustard
4 tablespoon of paprika
2 tablespoon of Mono Sodium Glutamate (Accent)
How to make KFC original fried chicken?
Read the steps and you can easily learn.
Take a bowl and beat the eggs thoroughly with the help of rotary eggbeater. Pour the milk into the beaten eggs and whisk the eggs and milk to blend them.
In another bowl mix the flour and soup.
Dip the chicken pieces in the egg and milk batter. Make sure the batter covers the chicken completely. To get the perfect marinade and to allow time for the milk to make the chicken juicy inside, soak it for 12 hours.
Then roll it in the flour mixture to coat it completely.
Repeat the above two step to make it extra crispy.
Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan. Fry the chicken pieces in the frying pan on a low frame. KFC uses pressure fryers for this, to ensure the perfection of its chicken delicacies. Cook for 20-30 minutes, turning frequently, until golden-brown.
Place the fried chicken pieces on a paper towel to drain the oil.
Serve it with gravy for better flavor.