How To Make Granny’s Fried Chicken At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Today’s recipe is based on one of the most famous fried chicken joints in United States. The recipe is Granny’s fried chicken.

If you are craving for a crunchy and tasty fried chicken but cannot go all the way to the states to relish this chicken. Then this recipe is going to your savior for sure. With this recipe’s help, you can make the best tasting crunchy chicken in your kitchen itself.

Granny’s Fried Chicken can be made by following just a few simple steps. It is an easy recipe to season the chicken and leave it in the fridge covering it. After few hours, dip the chicken pieces one at a time in the mixture prepared with beaten eggs and tobacco sauce. Coat it and fry. Serve immediately.

You will know further in the recipe how mixture and coatings are to be prepared. Before that, go through the list of ingredients you require for this recipe. Take a note of them and make the arrangements.

Ingredients For Granny’s Fried Chicken

  • One 3½ to 4-pound Fryer Chicken (cut into 8 pieces)
  • 4 cups Peanut Oil (for frying)
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco or Other Hot Sauce
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • Salt and Pepper to taste (optional)

The ingredients you need to cook this famous fried chicken is really easy to find. You might find them all in your pantry. If not, then no need to worry. You will get them all in your nearest grocery store. So make a quick run to grab them. Also, check out the preparation time for this recipe.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Granny’s Fried Chicken?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeAdditional TimeTotal Time
5 minutes15 minutes3 hours3 hours 20 minutes

Looking at the time, you must be wondering, cooking for 3 hours in the kitchen is really hectic. Let me clear your doubt, 3 hours is for the marination of the chicken. Otherwise, the chicken will be ready within half an hour to prepare. Let’s see what you need to follow to make this crispy chicken.

Steps To Make Granny’s Fried Chicken

Granny’s Fried Chicken recipe
  1. Take the chicken and sprinkle salt and pepper on it. Cover the chicken and put it in the fridge for a minimum 3 hours. 
  2. Take a medium bowl, beat eggs in it with tobacco sauce. In a separate bowl, add the flour.
  3. In a heavy skillet, pour oil and heat it over medium flame until it reaches the temperature 350 degrees F on the thermometer.
  4. Drop the chicken piece by piece into the egg mixture and then coat it with flour. Shake off the excess flour. Fry them for 12-15 minutes. Transfer them on the plate with a paper towel. Repeat the step, till all the chicken is fried. 
  5. Serve hot with a lemon wedge.

Serve this fried chicken with a sauce or a dip. It will enhance its taste for sure. Make sure you give this a try and let me know your reviews for them.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Granny’s Fried Chicken

We all know that chicken is really nutritious for our body. That is why I’ve added the nutritional breakdown of this recipe.


In case you have any doubt regarding this fried chicken recipe then I have uploaded the video. Watch the video to clear your doubts. If your query is not resolved by the video, then write it up in the comment section below. I will try to solve them. Now give the recipe a try and enjoy.

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