Fried chicken is comfort food at its finest. Served alongside a biscuit, atop waffles, or just on its own, fried chicken is one of the most universally loved foods around. In Fried Chicken, Southern chef Rebecca Lang collects 50 of the most tantalizing, crowd-pleasing variations on the classic. There are perennial favorites like Buttermilk-Soaked, Bacon-Fried Chicken Smothered in Gravy; Tennessee Hot Chicken; kid-friendly Chicken Fingers; and even Gluten-Free Southern Fried Chicken. Also featured are internationally inspired recipes, such as Saigon Street Wings, Chinese Lollipop Wings, Mexican-Lime Fried Chicken Tacos, and Korean Fried Chicken with Gochujang Sauce. All of these recipes are impeccably tested, foolproof, and will have the whole family singing the praises of perfectly fried poultry.
Who Wrote It:
Rebecca Lang is a food writer, cooking instructor, television personality, and a ninth-generation Southerner. Born and raised in South Georgia, she is the author of five cookbooks, including Quick-Fix Southern and Around My Southern Table. She serves as a contributing editor for Southern Living, and teaches cooking classes across the United States. Rebecca lives in Athens, Georgia, with her husband and children.
I could not wait to get my hands on Rebecca Lang new book Fried Chicken. I thought I knew a lot about frying chicken little did I know. I love how Rebecca breaks it down to the basics in the chapter Frying Chicken 101 learning why size matters when frying chicken or how to cut up a whole chicken properly. The pictures throughout this cookbook were amazing an beautifully done. Okay now let me tell you a little about the recipes in this book they are so easy to follow and so freaking delicious. Here are a just a few to name Buttermilk-Soaked, Bacon-Fried Chicken in Gravy…Thai style Drumsticks with sweet chile sauce…Tennessee Hot Chicken… There are so many great recipes throughout this whole cookbook. I must say Rebecca Lang stuck her FOOT & KNEE in this one it that good. If you love Fried Chicken an want to try to change things up a bit then I Highly Recommend this book to you!
I give Fried Chicken by Rebecca Lang 5 Stars
Note: I was given this copy for free from Blogging for Books in return for my honest review…