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Cocoa Fried Chicken

Cocoa Fried Chicken

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Roddy Pattison

Basically, fried chicken nuggets! Pan fry in extra virgin olive oil. Serve with salad if trying to be healthy, or fries if you are past caring!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 1159 kcal
  • 58%
  • Fat:
  • 92.2 g
  • 142%
  • Carbs:
  • 71.3g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 859 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Mix flour and cocoa powder in a shallow dish or plate. One by one, coat chicken pieces in flour mixture, then dip in beaten egg, then in seasoned bread crumbs.
  2. Heat oil in a cast iron skillet to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Fry coated chicken pieces in oil until cooked through and juices run clear (approximately 5 minutes). Drain on paper towels.
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SHAROFSKI
24
10/3/2003

I was a little disappointed and maybe a little relieved that I could not taste the chocolate in this recipe! I also found that frying the chicken over med-high heat was too high--the chicken was dark brown on the outside and raw in the middle. The coating was crispy and delicious, though. I will make this again, omitting the cocoa and cooking on a lower heat, and I think I will end up with an awesome recipe for chicken nuggets!

MCRONDA
20
1/21/2007

As the recipe is written, the cocoa powder really doesn't add much. I have made chili in the past with cocoa powder so I added some chili powder and garlic powder as well. It was fantastic with those additions. Cocoa really enhances chili flavors. Try it this way you'll like it!!

amydoll
14
10/3/2003

Although not what I was expecting, this turned out well. Cocoa adds nothing to this, I'm not even sure why it's an ingredient. I couldn't taste it, smell it or see it. So don't let it scare you from trying this. This is just another fried chicken nugget recipe. Everyone who tried it liked it. Thanks for sharing.