Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven that’s crispy, tender and juicy

Oh, that crispy amazingly seasoned outer crunch of good fried chicken can’t be beat! 

Combined with the tender, moist, flavorful meat on the inside, perfection!!

This dutch oven has it all, and cooked this way makes it even better.  

I will take you through the easy steps, so come try this one out, I think you’ll want to make it every week

 

Dutch Oven Fried Chicken

Ingredients:

12 oz or 1  1/2 cups ranch dressing

2 eggs, slightly beaten

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon Montreal Chicken steak seasoning

1 Tablespoon brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning

1/2 teaspoon salt

2  1/2 cups corn flake crumbs, make into crumbs

2 sticks, 1 cups butter ( the real stuff)

7-8 pieces of cut up chicken

food grade disposable gloves

 

Directions:

Heat Charcoal  according to directions (and find all the basics you need to know) HERE

Lightly oil a 12″ dutch oven.

1- In a bowl combine the flour, Montreal chicken steak seasoning, brown sugar, poultry and salt.

2- In a bowl combine the beaten egg and salad dressing.

3- In a bowl pour in the corn flake crumbs.

Cover a cookie sheet or area with waxed paper.

Begin by rinsing off the chicken and patting dry.

Wearing your disposable gloves, and working with once piece of chicken at a time, dredge, or coat a piece of chicken by placing it in the bowl with the flour mixture.

Recipe for Dutch Oven Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Now, carefully so you are not making a huge mess, roll that piece of flour seasoned chicken in the

Recipe for Dutch Oven Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Next, roll in the crushed corn flakes

Recipe for Dutch Oven Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Place the coated chicken onto the waxed paper.

Recipe for Dutch Oven Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Continue this until all the chicken pieces are coated and prepared. Toss out the disposable gloves.

Meanwhile place 10 briquettes on the the ground/surface area.

Melt the butter in your heated dutch oven.  Again, to see how to prepare coals click HERE

Recipe for Dutch Oven Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Carefully, with long tongs, place the coated and prepared chicken into the hot dutch oven

Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Place dutch oven lid on top, along with 16 hot coals.

You will cook this for 50 minutes to 1 hours; which means you will need to put on new coals to keep the heat going to 350 degrees, like this as they turn white and burn out.

Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Continue to cook the chicken until it is cooked all the way through and juices run clear, checking as needed.

Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

ENJOY!  Serves 4

Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven
Fried Chicken in a Dutch oven

Recipe by Carrie Groneman. Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2015

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