Amasi Fried Chicken

What better way to celebrate #NationalFriedChickenDay than Amasi Fried Chicken?

Amasi Chicken 07.21 UPDATED 3
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Marinade Time: 1 hour or overnight
Cook Time: 45 minutes
You will need:
  • Supa Mama® large freezer bag
  • 8 chicken pieces
  • 500ml (2 cups) buttermilk or amasi
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, bruised
Coating:
  • 500ml (2 Cups) cake flour
  • 10ml (2 tsp) baking powder
  • 10ml (2 tsp) smoked paprika
  • 5ml (1tsp) chilli powder
  • 2.5ml (1/2tsp) ground cumin
  • Pinch salt
Cooking:
  • Oil for frying
  • Supa Mama® kitchen foil
  • Parsley to garnish
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Instructions:
  1. Put the chicken pieces, buttermilk or amasi, bay leaves, onion and garlic in large Supa Mama® freezer bag, seal and toss around ensure they are all well coated. Place in the fridge and marinate for 1 hour or overnight.
  2. When you are ready to cook, preheat the oven to 180° Line a baking sheet with Supa Mama® kitchen foil.
  3. Combine all the coating ingredient and mix well.
  4. Heat your oil for frying in a large saucepan or pot.
  5. One piece at a time, take the chicken out of the marinade and roll it in the coating mixture.
  6. Deep-fry the chicken in bathes until crispy and golden brown.
  7. Arrange the deep-fried chicken on your lined baking tray and bake for 30 minutes until cooked through.
  8. Sprinkle the parsley over and serve.

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