Spicy Extra-Crispy Fried Chicken ~ Chicken is soaked in buttermilk overnight. Dipped in egg wash, then dredged in seasoned flour twice. **Add 1 Tsp baking powder per cup of flour. ***Critical Step : Lay dredged chicken pieces on wire rack & let rest 20-30 minutes, until flour coating appears to be moist. This is what makes the crisp crust.
Copycat Recipes: Popeye's Famous Fried Chicken... 6 cups vegetable oil or olive oil, for frying 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons ground white pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons paprika 3 eggs 4 pounds frying chicken with skin, cut into pieces, discard backbone or use later for soup