King's Kitchen Fried Chicken

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Aunt Beaut’s Skillet Fried Chicken

Recipe Provided by The King’s Kitchen (Serves 4)


·      8 pieces of chicken

·      2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

·      2 tablespoons sea salt

·      2 tablespoons fresh ground black pepper

·      1 cup soy base oil or rice bran oil


-      Night before mix cold water and sea salt together until you can taste the salt

-      Place the 8 pieces of chicken in the brine and soak overnight or 30 minute before cooking

-      Pre-heat the cast iron skillet on medium heat for 5 minutes and add the oil

-      While oil is heating up remove the chicken from the brine

-      Combine flour, sea salt, and fresh ground black pepper together

-      Place chicken directly into seasoning and coat on all sides

-      Gently place the chicken into the hot oil in cast iron skillet and cover with a lid – adjust temperature as needed

-      Cook for about 8 minutes, remove the lid, turn the chicken over, replace lid

-      Continue cooking for another 8 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 degree temperature

-      Remove from pan and let cool for 5 minutes before serving

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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)


Where can you buy soy base oil or rice bran oil. I live outside Charlotte near the race track in Harrisburg.

Rice Bran Oil can be found or ordered at a local health food store. Thank you for watching!

Going to try this ,my family loves fried chicken , if its good ,these are the ones to try it out on, will let you know how they liked it. Thank you for the recipe.

The corn looks really delicious, would very much like to have the recipe.

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