John's Almost KFC Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of John Poss Good Hope, GA


1 Broiler-fryer; cut up
3 cups Water
1 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons fines herbs (see below)
2 teaspoons Onion powder
2 packs of instant chicken broth
2 teaspoons Seasoned Salt
1/4 teaspoon Seasoned Black Pepper
1 cup Flour


Cover chicken with mixture of water and salt. Chill in bowl for at least 1 hour. Whirl herbs; onion powder, seasoned salt, instant chicken broth, and pepper in blender. Combine with flour mixture while still wet until thickly coated with flour. Melt enough shortening or salad oil to make 1" depth large skillet. Heat to 375. Fry chicken pieces, turning once, 5 min. on each side. Lift, drain on paper towels. When pieces are fried, drain fat from skillet. Add on cup chicken broth to skillet, add fried chicken pieces, cover skillet. Cook 15 min. or until fork tender.

How to make Fines Herbs (makes 1 cup)
Combine all ingredients. 3 Tbls thyme; 3 Tbls basil; 3 Tbls savory: 3 Tbls grated lemon rind; 3 Tbls marjoram; 3 Tbls sage

Cover tightly, shake until well mixed.

Serves 4-6