Lard-Fried Chicken

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2020, Cook's Country TV

Chicken fried in oil is already one of our favorite foods. Swap in lard and it gets even better.

SERVES4

TIME1¼ hours, plus 30 minutes chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

In Indiana kitchens, chicken pieces are seasoned with salt and plenty of black pepper, dunked in a light coating of flour, and then cooked in bubbling lard. The result is fried chicken that is crisp (not craggy) in texture on the outside, s...

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