So I Tried Fried Chicken Tonight

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My lovely wife, god bless her soul, was a lousy cook. I've always been the chef, do gourmet cooking, bake my own sourdough bread from scratch. So I miss her a thousand times a day, but at least I still eat well, lol....

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Baked BBQ chicken thighs with Cajon seasoning

3T paprika
2T kosher salt
2T granulated garlic
1T onion powder
1/2T thyme
1T oregano
1/2T cayenne
mix all ingredients.

Preheat oven to 425F

Take 2 pounds of bone in thighs and lightly coat with EVOO
Rub the chicken with enough seasoning to coat the thighs

Place the chicken in a foil covered roasting pan. Cook for 30 minutes. Baste the chicken with approximately 1/2C of your favorite BBQ sauce. Cook another 15 minutes.

Let rest for 5 minutes and serve

Better than fried, tasty, and healthier
 

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Okay, guilty. I just wanted to cook something different and her fried chicken was awesome and seldom available. lots of begging and whining. She is gone now and every meal is what the hell, I can eat what I want. I am older, I can eat what I want. Maybe being cocky about Fried Chicken was a stretch. However after 30 minutes in the oven it was still pretty good. Unfortunately the house still smells like fried food and I never liked that part. Yes the cleanup was a bother also. Fried catfish will likely come from Catfish Kitchen.
 

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Baked BBQ chicken thighs with Cajon seasoning

3T paprika
2T kosher salt
2T granulated garlic
1T onion powder
1/2T thyme
1T oregano
1/2T cayenne
mix all ingredients.

Preheat oven to 425F

Take 2 pounds of bone in thighs and lightly coat with EVOO
Rub the chicken with enough seasoning to coat the thighs

Place the chicken in a foil covered roasting pan. Cook for 30 minutes. Baste the chicken with approximately 1/2C of your favorite BBQ sauce. Cook another 15 minutes.

Let rest for 5 minutes and serve

Better than fried, tasty, and healthier
That's a lot of salt!
 

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For a rub it really isn’t. Salt is a necessity component for most dishes. A pinch accentuates flavor.
Many smoking rubs are heavily laden with salt.

That mixture will do at least 6 meals.
Yeah it's really not a lot of salt. Anyone that's cooked a sheep load of chicken at once knows it really needs salt.

And I was about to say you needed to add some acid to your recipe, then I saw the bbq sauce.

Here's one of my recipes, works well with Turkey too.

Balsamic Ginger Chicken - Cookin' with Al 07.06.2001

Dry Ingredients:
1 fine mesh strainer to strain and removed lumps from spices
1/2 tsp ginger powder
1 TBL turmeric
1 TBL hungarian paprika
3 TBL onion powder
2 TBL iodized sea salt (see Sal Bahia in the Mexican section)
2 TBL powdered sugar
1 tsp garlic powder
Strain while adding to bowl. Mix dry ingredients before adding wet

Wet Ingredients, add together before combining with dry ingredients:
Add 2 TBL un-toasted sesame oil (I use Ziyad from an imported food market)
Add 1/2 tsp liquid sunflower lecithin (just estimate as you pour out, will not come out of a measuring spoon!)
Add 1 TBL toasted sesame oil(in the Asian Section)
Add 1 TBL balsamic vinegar
Add 1 TBL soy sauce

Combine dry and wet ingredients then add 8 oz water VERY slowly while stirring

Add two picnic packs of your choice of chicken to large bowl with marinade in it, evenly distribute and allow 24 hours to marinate. BBQ for two hours while adding apple wood chips.
 

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For a rub it really isn’t. Salt is a necessity component for most dishes. A pinch accentuates flavor.
Many smoking rubs are heavily laden with salt.

That mixture will do at least 6 meals.
Let me know how your BP is in twenty years if you keep that up. Just saying when you measure salt in Tablespoons that's too much salt for your good health. Yeah it makes a lot of things taste good, but it's not healthy. Do what you will but frozen poultry improperly prepared will get you before the salt will. The carbs in the bread will take you to an early grave too. Looks yummy, tastes yummy - but long-term - potentially an early death sentence.

Go for it! Hospitals are waiting for you to stroke out!

Bon appetit!
 

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Sorry, can't add anything here. Except that just the smell of fried chicken makes me retch. That stuff is nasty
I stopped eating anything fried after I watched my wife die from a stroke...she ate fried chicken to the point I thought I would have to pluck feathers from her "wings."
 

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Yeppers Ping! Well put ;)
as somebody running outta shelf lifeI don't fret about deep fried, cardio arresting delicacies, pork steak white the fat left on them a lot of butter an lotta, stuff tacos where the red grease runs down my for arms, but I saw this thing and though mmmmmm mmmmmm
that sure is some fine lookin' chicken legs thighs and breasts.
 
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Baked BBQ chicken thighs with Cajon seasoning

3T paprika
2T kosher salt
2T granulated garlic
1T onion powder
1/2T thyme
1T oregano
1/2T cayenne
mix all ingredients.

Preheat oven to 425F

Take 2 pounds of bone in thighs and lightly coat with EVOO
Rub the chicken with enough seasoning to coat the thighs

Place the chicken in a foil covered roasting pan. Cook for 30 minutes. Baste the chicken with approximately 1/2C of your favorite BBQ sauce. Cook another 15 minutes.

Let rest for 5 minutes and serve

Better than fried, tasty, and healthier
I've just saved that recipe to my notes, absolutely sounds delicious. 😋
 

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My wife had a craving for Kentucky fried chicken a few months ago and that was the first time in probably 15 years that I’ve had fried chicken. It was so good lol.
 

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Chicken seem to go real well with chicken and chicken, and potato salad, chicken and baked potato and chicken and biscuits, chicken, chicken and
chicken and chicken, a green salad and chicken
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I sold my house but my previous neighbour cooked fried chicken better than a Colonel could- even my kids bragged about her chicken.
 




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