Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken

ServesServes 4


1 x 1.5kg chicken
Sea salt to taste
3/4 bunch thyme
3/4 bunch oregano
1 tablespoon ground white pepper
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon paprika
1lt butter milk
500g plain fl our
350g bread crumbs
80g corn fl our
Vegetable oil for deep frying
Fresh limes


  1. Chop chicken into pieces, ensuring each piece has a bone on it
  2. Season chicken well with sea salt, thyme, oregano, black pepper, white pepper, paprika and butter milk
  3. Leave overnight
  4. The following day mix the fl our, bread crumbs and corn fl our and drain the chicken
  5. Mix the chicken with the crumb mix in a plastic bag and allow to sit for a few minutes, then deep fry in oil until golden and cooked through
  6. Season with more sea salt and serve with fresh lime
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