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Canadian Style Fried Chicken

This fabulous recipe shows you how to make super-crispy chicken drumsticks. The coating is made with Shake-and-Bake as well as paprika, salt and breadcrumbs, so you get plenty of crunch but also a homemade look and flavor. If you want spicy chicken then swap the paprika for either cayenne pepper or chili powder.

Drumsticks work very nicely in this recipe or you could use chicken breast or even thighs if you want. Perhaps you have found a mixed bag of frozen chicken pieces at a good price, and this is perfect for making this recipe. Just thaw the chicken in the refrigerator overnight then you can make this fried chicken recipe the following day. Serve the fried chicken with coleslaw, potato salad or anything else you fancy.

Making this recipe is a very simple procedure. First of all you need to marinate the chicken in Italian dressing for a couple of hours. Make plenty of holes in the chicken using a fork before you add it to the dressing. This will encourage the dressing to penetrate nice and deep. You can use any kind of bottled dressing for this recipe. Discard the dressing after you have marinated the chicken in it. The cooking time varies but the chicken is usually done in 10 minutes or less, often about 8 minutes depending on the size of the chicken pieces. Continue reading