Tom’s fried chicken in a basket

Tom's fried chicken in a basket

Fried chicken with spicy smoky kick – serve it in a basket with coleslaw for a touch of nostalgia.

Tom Kerridge Recipes

By Tom Kerridge
From Tom Kerridge's Proper Pub Food

Ingredients

  • 9 chicken pieces of your choice (such as thighs, drumsticks or breast on the bone)
  • 500ml/18fl oz buttermilk
  • 100g/3½oz plain flour
  • 50g/1¾oz cornflour
  • 2 tsp ground dried oregano
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp ground dried sage
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 tsp dried marjoram
  • 2 tsp ground white pepper
  • 4 tsp table salt
  • 2 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp onion salt
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • oil, for shallow frying
  • coleslaw, to serve

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