Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: if you are one of the fortunate ones whose grandmother showed you how to conjure crisp, golden delicious fried chicken from a cast-iron skillet and a can of Crisco, say a prayer of thanks. And please invite us over for dinner.
But if you’re not, this recipe should do the trick. Golden, crisp but not crunchy, and lightly seasoned with a little cayenne kick, this is fried chicken in its most fundamental form.
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