Mom has obtained a secret document from a friend. It was all hush, hush and on a need to know basis. They met in the back lane at midnight….mom scurried home with her treasure before anyone could see her. Except Cow Kitty, who was scooping out new territory for a game of, “Gotcha, You Freak!” Mom came flying in the house and slammed the door. Leaning against it mom told me I’d have to help her because Shoko has a big mouth and this info was top-secret. I, of course, agreed….I was so nosy about this project.
Ta da…. It’s Shopping Around The World today with our host Piglove. This was a real coo on mom’s part. She secured the recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken coating. Yes, those 11 herb and spices that have always been so elusive to discover.
I’m here to help mom. Just call me Colonel Kali. I know the glasses are not the colonels but his glasses are so tacky. Dad used to have a pair like his….no pizazz.
Colonel Sander’s nephew casually revealed to a reporter a recipe that had been passed down in a family scrapbook.
Could this be KFC’s closely guarded secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices? The nephew Joe Ledington, said it is. He claims his job as a kid was to mix this same recipe in large batches.
INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED:
Chicken parts of your choice
2 tbsp. milk
3/4 cup oil
Prepare oil in a cast iron pot to fry. You will need your 3/4 cup of oil. In a bowl, mix 2 cups of flour. 1/3 tbsp of salt, tbsp. of black pepper, 1/2 tbsp of thyme, 1/2 tbsp of basil, 1/3 tbsp of oregano., 1 tbsp of celery salt, 1 tbsp of dried mustard, 4 tbsp of paprika, 1 tbsp of garlic salt.1 tbsp of ground ginger and 1 tbsp of white pepper.
HANDY HINT: 3 teaspoons in a tablespoon
You will notice there are no prices for anything. We are very sorry but mom re-packaged the chicken pieces when we got them like 2 months ago, so if she gave you a price…she’d be lying cause she has no idea what she paid. Most of the herbs and spices were kicking about in the cupboard and the flour has been living here for some time…no bugs though….mom checked. The ingredients for making up the coating. We made up the coating and kept it in a sealed container. If we feel like having homemade KFC one night, we don’t have to mix all the herbs and spices.
In a separate bowl, add 2 tbsp of milk and an egg and whisk. Mix your chicken into the bowl and then coat the flour and spice mixture. We used a bread bag and shook it.
Finally we fried the chicken in the frying pan for 10 to 15 minutes. Looks good mom…kinda dark though. Can you lighten it up a bit? Much better, mom. It looks tasty.
The finished chicken wings and breast. It is a small batch because mom also baked the rest of the chicken.
Bake the chicken in a 350F oven for about 45 minutes. Oh really mom! What happened? The chicken got stuck on the tin foil cause you didn’t use the sliding foil and the wings fell apart when you lifted them out? They don’t look very appetizing. Alright, we’ll throw some parsley on top of them. MOL
I just have to fine out what you’re getting Einey for Valentine’s Day Shoko. The last I heard you couldn’t make up your mind between a real mousie or choclotate mices. The anticipation is killing me. Well, Kali I have decided to get Einey a live mousie and get the chocolate mice for Einey’s dad. His dad is so special…he takes Einey and Timmy to all the events at Cat Scouts. You know I got mom a few chocolate mice too…shhh…its a secret. Now, I have to go out and catch one and send it to Pencil-vain-eha. You must send it by way of computer. Then the mouse will make it in time for Valentine’s Day. You mean this yucky little sucker will run up and down the wires till it gets to Einey’s? Something like that Shoko. I’m giving Einey a card I made all by myself without mom’s help. You didn’t put any hearts or flowers on it, Shoks. I really wanted to glue some nip to it but mom wouldn’t give me any. She said Einey would never see it if I got my paws on some nip. Let’s see your card to Buddy, Kali. I worked my paws raw getting just the right feel for my mancat. It’s a beautiful card Kali! Buddy will love it, I just know he will. You have such gorgeous flowers….you outdid yourself sis. Well, enough miawing my time away, I have a mouse to catch and throw on the computer wires. Don’t worry I’ll tell her the mouse is virtual so she doesn’t have to throw it on the computer wires. I want to see her catch one first,