Southern Style Fried Chicken Pieces

Serves 4


2 chicken Thighs + 2 drum sticks  + 2 chicken wings

Pinch salt and fresh ground black pepper

1 tsp garlic powder


Flour mixture

400g plain flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp chilli powder


Egg mixture

4 eggs

80ml milk

1 tsp cayenne pepper

100ml sweet chilli jam





Pre heat a deep-fat fryer or some oil in a large deep pan to 180°C.


In a medium-sized bowl, beat the eggs with the milk, cayenne pepper and sweet chilli jam. Whisk well together.     In a second bowl, combine salt, freshly ground black pepper and garlic powder ,flour, baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt.


Rinse and pat dry thr chicken pieces with a paper towel.


Drop a few chicken pieces into the flour mixture, tap to remove any excess and drench in the egg.   Place it into the flour again and coat the pieces thoroughly.


One piece at a time, drop into hot oil.


Fry chicken until brown and crisp about 14 minutes or by piercing to the bone in the thickest part with a fork for the juices to run clear. Drain on paper towel.


Serve with chips and green salad!