Easy Mexican Fried Chicken

Easy Mexican Fried Chicken

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"Great with Mexican rice and fried beans with cheese melted on top, if desired! Sort of 'On-The-Border Southern Fried Chicken'."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 548 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 40.2 g
  • 80%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1629 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a resealable plastic bag combine the chicken, buttermilk and 1 packet of taco seasoning. Seal and shake to mix together. Refrigerate and let marinate overnight.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium low heat. Mix flour and the other packet of taco seasoning in a shallow dish or plate. Remove chicken from refrigerator and remove chicken from marinade. Discard marinade.
  3. Coat chicken with flour mixture and fry in skillet until cooked through and juices run clear, 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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Beat a couple of eggs in a bowl. After you coat the chicken with flour dip it in the eggs and then back in the flour. This should help hold the crust on better.

This recipe disappointed me. I was having a Mexican Fiesta, and wanted to make fried chicken for those who didn't eat Mexican. I wanted to make a dish that had a Mexican Flare, but this wasn't...

I followed this recipee exactly and found it messy. The coating wouldn't stick and there didn't seem to be enough oil to fry it. The coating was crunchy and flavorful, but it would have been n...