Zippy’s Fried Chicken – Comfort Food Reimagined
If you’re looking for a crispy fried chicken recipe with a kick of flavor, Zippy’s Fried Chicken is the dish for you. This unique spin on a classic soul food favorite is easy to make and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
Originating from West African cuisine, this fried chicken recipe has been slightly adapted to create an unforgettable flavor. Each bite of the golden-brown, crunchy exterior reveals a burst of flavor from a spicy blend of cayenne pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and sea salt.
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
- 2 cups vegetable oil (for frying)
- 4-5 chicken breasts
- Mix the dry ingredients in a medium bowl: baking powder, garlic powder, paprika, sea salt, and cayenne pepper.
- Add the flour and eggs to the bowl, whisking until a thick batter forms.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Take the chicken pieces and dip them in the batter until fully coated.
- Transfer the chicken to the hot oil and fry on each side for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Remove the chicken from the heat, place on a paper towel-lined plate, and set aside.
The finished product is an explosion of flavor, with each bite bursting with seasoned perfection. Serve this fried chicken with your favorite sides and condiments, such as mashed potatoes, gravy, or honey mustard. No matter how you enjoy it, Zippy’s Fried Chicken is sure to be a hit among friends and family.
While fried chicken has become synonymous with comfort food in America, this recipe takes things a step further, adding a zest of flavors from all over the world. The flavor profile of Zippy’s Fried Chicken is unique and unforgettable, and it’s sure to become a regular at your dinner table.