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Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe

This recipe is said to duplicate the flavor of Original Recipe Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Before you cook the chicken it has to be marinated. The original way that the Colonel used to produce his chicken was to marinate it.

The following Marinade recipe is still used today at KFC for Crispy Strips which are marinated daily in 40 to 80 lb batches.

The amount of this marinade (below) is good for about 15 lbs of chicken.

The Kentucky Fried Chicken Marinade

2 tablespoons Potassium
2 tablespoons Kosher Salt
4 tablespoons MSG
1/8 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/3 cup Bottled Chicken Concentrate
5 cups water

Mix above marinate and soak the chicken in it for 24 hours under refrigeration.

The way the Original Recipe is done in the restaurant is using dried eggs and milk in the flour along with box of breading, salt and the seasoning bag and a bag of breading flour.

Kentucky Fried Chicken Original Recipe

2 fryer chickens cut up into 8 pieces and marinated
6 cups Crisco Shortening
1 eggs well beaten
2 cups Milk
2 cups Flour
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
3 tablespoons salt
1 teaspoon MSG
1/8 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 dash paprika

Place shortening in pressure cooker and heat over medium heat until shortening reaches 400 F. In a small bowl, combine egg and milk. In a
separate bowl, combine remaining six dry ingredients. Dip each piece of chicken into milk until fully moistened. Roll moistened chicken in the flour mixture until well coated. In groups of four or five pieces, drop coated chicken into the shortening and lock the lid. When pressure builds
up cook for 10 minutes. Release according to the Manufacturer's instructions. Remove to rack and drain for 5 minutes before eating.
Beware: pressure frying can be dangerous.

Originally posted to from another, unnamed board.