Deep Fryer Fried Chicken Recipe
Today there are more people eating chicken than there is steak, with all the new health concerns it seems chicken is the better meat to eat. Now there are so many different recipes for chicken it can really be hard to decide which one to go with when trying to decide what to have for dinner.
With the fast food chains offering chicken nuggets and chicken strips it seems like the obvious choice to have a deep fryer fried chicken recipe on hand. Now all you have to do is decide what kind of chicken you are ready for. You can go through your mom’s old recipes and see what she has on hand, or get a cook book or two to help you find something new and interesting. Today you can even get some great recipes on the internet too. Even the Television programs have reality shows about cooking. So you know you have a lot of different sources for your search for the best deep fryer fried chicken recipe.
There are a few styles you can consider when deciding what to do. There are Asian styles, Cajun style, Southern style, and then my favorite batter dipped.
Now if you are ready to take a walk on the spicy side there is a great deep fryer fried chicken recipe that will really make your taste buds jump. Deep fried recipes southern chicken strips are really easy to make, it would take about 20 minutes to make about a pound of these tasty strips.
In a large bowl you would need to mix flour, season salt, garlic powder and paprika. Then in another bowl you would mix up an egg, butter milk, hot sauce, and sugar. Now you can use either a pound of chicken tenderloin strips to save you some work or you can cut up a chicken breast into 1 inch strips.
Now here is where you really start to have fun, just coat strips first in dry mix, the dip into wet mix then back into the dry to coat it again. The oil in your deep fryer should be at 350 to 375 degrees when you put the coated strips in. When the strips are a golden brown you remove them from your fryer and place them on a paper towel to drain the oil away. Then serve them with your favorite dipping sauce and you have a perfect deep fryer fried chicken recipe that will keep you satisfied.
Making Deep Fried Tempura
Tempura is an Asian fried snack mostly eaten by Japanese that I love. Tempura is versatile and easy to prepare; simply make this batter recipe, dip your favorite vegetables into the batter, and fry until crisp. You can also use seafood; shrimp is commonly made tempura style. My favorites to use are broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, and carrots.
The tempura batter deep fried recipes is as follows:
Mix 1 cup of flour, a half teaspoon of salt, a half teaspoon of sugar, and one teaspoon of baking powder together. Then slowly add three tablespoon of vegetable oil and one cup of water into the dry ingredients. Mix until you develop a smooth and creamy consistency. Put the mix into your fridge for 20-30 minutes.
Heat your fryer up to 350-375 degrees. Dip your cut vegetables into the batter and hold above the bowl until excess drips off. Then place into the hot oil and fry 3-4 minutes until crisp and golden. Drain excess oil in towels.
Tempura vegetables are quick and easy and can be adjusted to everyone’s taste. Kids love this recipe and it’s better than them always having french fries.
Deep Fried Recipes – Scotch Eggs
What could be better than a Scotch Egg? You might think they are a hassle to make but are in fact very straight forward. They are my favorite thing to make in my deep fryer so it is a great recipe to kick things off with.
5 large eggs
12 oz sausage meat
1.5 tbsp chopped parsely
2 scallions, chopped
6 oz plain flour
1. Hard boil the eggs by placing them in boiling water for 10 minutes.
2. Once the eggs are done, remove them to a bowl of cold water to cool down.
3. Peel the eggs when they are cool and set aside
4. Mix the sausage meat with the herbs and scallion and season with salt and pepper
5. Divide the meat mixture into 4 equal parts and flatten into ovals about 5 inches long and 3 inches wide at the thickest point.
6. Roll the hard boiled eggs in the flour and place each one onto a sausage meat oval.
7. Wrap the meat around each egg making sure it is smooth and the eggs are well covered
8. Brush each meat-covered egg in beaten egg
9. Roll each egg in the breadcrumbs to completely cover each one.
10. Fire up your deep fryer and get the oil to 375 degrees.
11. Fry the Scotch Eggs for about 9 minutes until the meat is cooked and the outside is crisp and golden.
12. Serve cold.
Basic Tempura Batter
There are few things more delicious than tempura. Whether you are making vegetable tempura with lovely courgettes from your garden or a seafood tempura, the flavors can be truly sublime. This is my recipe for basic tempura batter. I will be posting up more tempura recipes soon so keep checking back!
5oz plain flour
5oz corn flour
2 large eggs, beaten
13fl oz Japanese beer
1) Sieve the flours together into a large bowl.
2) Make a well in the centre of the flour and add the beer and beaten eggs
3) Whisk until roughly combined and let the batter rest for half an hour
King Prawn Tempura
This classic Japanese dish is a staple at all the top sushi restaurants. At my local, the chef has a tiny deep fryer next to his station that he uses to make this incredible dish to order. The key is serving the tempura immediately, do not let it set around.
Basic tempura batter (see above)
2oz plain flour
3lb king prawns
1) Shell the prawns and de-vein them. Better still, get your fish monger to do it for you!
2) Roll the prawns in the flour to cover them
3) Heat your deep fryer to 375 degrees
4) Dip each prawn in the tempura batter
5) Deep fry the prawns in batches (depending on your fryer) for 2-3 minutes
6) Remove the prawns to a piece of kitchen paper to drain
7) Serve immediately with soya sauce for dipping