Here’s How To Make Our Southern Fried Chicken And Slaw

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Ingredients:

For the slaw:

– 1 carrot (grated)
– 1/2 cabbage (thinly sliced)
– 1 red onion (thinly sliced)
– Chunk of fresh ginger (grated)
– 2 spring onions (thinly sliced)
– Handful of parsley (finely chopped)
– 4 tbsp mayonnaise
– 2 tbsp vinegar
– 2 tsp English mustard

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For the chicken:

– 3 tsp cayenne pepper
– 2 tsp smoked paprika
– 1 tsp oregano
– 2 tsp garlic powder
– 2 tsp onion powder
– 1 tsp sugar
– Salt & pepper
– 1 tsp fresh thyme (chopped)
– 2 chicken breasts (cut into slices)
– 150g plain flour
– 2 eggs
– 100ml milk
– 150g breadcrumbs
– 500ml sunflower oil

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Method:

First, get the slaw done. Combine the vegetables, ginger and parsley in a large bowl and mix well.

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Then, in a smaller bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar and mustard and add a little salt and pepper.

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Pour itĀ over the vegetables and give it a good mix to coat everything in sauce.

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For the chicken, combine all the spices, the sugar, the salt and pepper and the fresh thyme in a bowl.

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Slice the chicken breasts into strips.

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Pour the spice mix over the chicken making sure it is all coated.

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Next, make an egg wash by beating the eggs with the milk. Then, coat each piece of chicken in flour…

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Then dunk them in the egg wash…

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Then coat them in the breadcrumbs.

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Heat the oil up to 180 degrees celsius and fry the chicken for about 3-5 minutes – until golden. It’s best not to overload the pan!

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Drain the chicken on kitchen paper, cut one open to make sure it’s cooked through (if it’s not, finish them off in the oven for ten minutes).

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Now, enjoy!

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