This Extra Crispy Fried Frog Legs recipe is awesome, sleek and, yes, SEXY! I put together a marinade and breading that would make any finger licking fried chicken fan go Goo-goo for Frog Legs. So if you’ve never tried frog legs or you’re a die hard fan, this Recipe is for you because this is the absolute best way to have them. Just look at this pic straight out of the fryer and try not to drool.
Frog Legs in Restaurants
My personal experience with Frog Legs has been, up close and personal, in the South, where all good things seem to get bigger, better and bolder with egos and good old fashioned Southern Hospitality(which is amazing by the way). Frog Legs are on the menus at many of the localized restaurants, including Chinese Buffets. So I’ve had my fair share of recipes out there and I have learned a lot about what folks expect them to taste like. So trust this recipe, because, I think you’re really going to enjoy it!
I’ve got a lot to say about this Fried Chicken Feet recipe. First off, if you can get over the creepiness, these really aren’t that bad. In fact my wife even used the word delicious. And as far as Chicken Feet Recipes go, this probably really is the best of the best. The secret lies in how they’re prepared. Though they are fried to give it that crispy outside texture, they are actually boiled for an hour and a half to make the inside tender. And I actually borrowed the sauce from my Wasabi Chicken Wings recipe, which I’ve included below, but in all honesty if you like spice then I highly recommend using the sauce from my Firecracker Shrimp. I’ve included a link for that as well if you’re interested in that. The second thing I would say about Fried Chicken Feet is that there really isn’t a lot of meat, unfortunately. I think someone would really be ordering or serving these up for the “Awe” effect, because these really are impressive to look at and they make a great conversational piece!
This Rip’N Chick’N recipe is as good as any Fried Chicken I’ve ever had. It’s got everything you’d want and expect from great fried chicken. It’s extra crispy, spicy and the chicken is so tender. The spice comes from Crab Boil seasoning. This can be brands like Slap Ya Mama, Zatarain’s or even the classic old bay. But in all honesty I’m not up to speed on the salt content of old Bay because I never buy it. So be sure you adjust to your specific tastes if the seasoning it self is lacking salt because I don’t add any additional than what’s already in the crab boil seasoning. It isn’t needed normally because brands like the two I mentioned previously put enough salt in their mixture to flavor water and that’s a lot. So be careful.
Extra Crispy Fried Chicken Crunch
Everyone loves the “Extra Crispy” in their Fried Chicken. The Crunch you’ll get from the cornstarch and cooking at a higher temperature(375 F). The High heat cooks the chicken faster and because we cut our breasts in half it will only take half the time it would normally take and this will give you a more tender and succulent meat. I’ve also included the way I like to make a creamier ranch dressing with just the store bought packaged seasoning. What I didn’t mention in the video though however is that you can add some kick by adding Wasabi Paste or something like Sriracha! Even though the idea of this Chicken recipe is based on Popeye’s Chicken, this is NOT a copycat recipe. I simply made this the way I like to make my chicken. So give this a try and thank me later because you won’t regret it!
I’ve included a few other Southern traditional recipes to go with this Fried Chicken if you’re interested in Fried Okra and my Jambalaya recipe.
Rip’N Fried Chicken Ingredients:
1 Chicken Breast, room temperature
1 cup Butter Milk,
1 cup Self Rising Flour
1/4 cup Corn Starch
1 tsp Crab boil Seasoning(Zatarain’s, Slap Ya Mama or Old Bay)
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/2 tsp Ground Sage
2 tbsp Water
1/2 cup Hot Sauce, Louisiana
Oil for Frying
Cook at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 6 min. or until golden brown. Let your Extra Crispy Rip’N Fried Chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.