With restaurants being closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, people have started to showcase their cooking skills paster trying to replicate their favourite take-away meals at home.
Most of the popular craved are McDonald’s and KFC.
To the rescue, came Den Fell from the UK, Warwickshire, to share a recipe he has developed so that we can make KFC-like chicken at home.
Dan says it took him over 18 months to perfect the recipe, which mimics the fast food chain’s unique blend of 11 herbs and spices.
Posting on Twitter, Dan said, “I’ve cooked this a huge number of times, you get better each time.
5 cups of flour (three parts plain flour to one part self-raising flour)1/2 tbsp oregano and thyme1 tbsp ground ginger2 tbsp garlic powder1 tbsp mustard powder (can grind up mustard seeds)1 tbsp celery salt1 tbsp black pepper1/3 tbsp sea salt2 tbsp white pepper4 tbsp paprika1/3 tbsp basilEgg whites (for egg wash)Milk (for egg wash)Chicken.
Preheated the oven to 80C.
Add the spices to the flour and mix well.
Make sure the chicken is at room temperature before seasoning it in the flour and spice mix.
After coating the chicken in seasoning, brush it with the egg white and milk wash before popping it back in the seasoning.
Fry the chicken for five to six minutes at 160C before putting it in the preheated oven to keep warm.
Fry for 90 seconds before serving