Picnic Fried Chicken

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2013

Packing up cooled fried chicken to take on a picnic sounds like a grand idea. But in our experience, the sun shines, the kids play—and the chicken turns soggy. Unless...

SERVES4

TIME1½ hours, plus 1 hour brining and 30 minutes chilling

Picnic Fried Chicken

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For fried chicken that’s crispy and delicious even when it’s cold, we pull out a few tricks. A combination of Wondra flour and cornstarch make for a coat that keeps its crunch, and dredging the chicken twice with a water dip in between crea...

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