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Easy homemade skillet fried chicken

Easy Skillet Fried Chicken

This skillet fried chicken recipe is fool-proof, perfect for beginners! Here are some pro tips on how to season, bread, and fry delicious, juicy fried chicken every time!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beginner recipes, easy recipes, fried chicken
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Rosie


  • 2 lbs chicken your favorite pieces
  • 4-6 cups corn oil or some of the other oils suggested in post
  • 4 tbsp Rosamae Seasonings Granny's Fried Chicken Seasoning
  • 2 cups Self Rising Flour or all purpose flour


  • Start off by making sure that the chicken is nice and clean.
  • Put the chicken in a bowl or baking dish. Season the chicken with 2 tbsp of Rosamae Seasonings Granny's Secret Fried Chicken Seasoning.
  • Massage the seasonings into the chicken and all over. Cover the chicken and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight.
  • The next day, you'll remove the chicken from the refrigerator and let it reach room temperature.
  • Once the chicken is at room temperature, pour the oil into a large pan/skillet. Heat the oil up to about 360 F.
  • While the oil is heating up, combine the flour & the remaining 2 tbsp of Rosamae Seasonings Granny's Secret Fried Chicken Seasoning.
  • Combine the flour and seasoning. Mix until well incorporated.
  • Next, coat the chicken with the seasoned flour. Let the breaded chicken sit for about 7 minutes before frying to ensure that the breading sticks.
  • Now, slowly emerge the chicken into the hot oil. Be sure not to overcrowd the pain.
  • Fry each batch of chicken for 15 minutes (if frying wings). If you're frying legs, thighs, or larger pieces, increase the cooking time. Be sure to pierce the chicken with a fork and make sure that there is no visible blood. If there is, continue to cook until there isn't any!
  • Once the chicken is crispy, golden brown, and cooked throughout place it on a cooling rack or paper towel-lined plate.
  • When the chicken is cool enough to eat, serve and enjoy with hot sauce!