Garlic Fried Chicken

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Appears in Cook's Country April/May 2016, Cook's Country TV

In Bakersfield, California, cooks douse fried chicken with butter and garlic. Puzzled, we paid a visit. Convinced, we fried more than 60 pounds of chicken to perfect our version.

SERVES4

TIME1½ hours, plus 1 hour marinating and 30 minutes chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This recipe was inspired by Chef Gilbert Hernandez at Pyrenees Cafe; read about our visit here. To deeply season the chicken, we marinated it in a mixture of extra-virgin olive oil, fresh minced garlic, and granulated garlic for at least an...

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