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Pecan Crusted Fried Chicken

Pecan Crusted Fried Chicken

2lbs. Chicken thighs and legs

1 ½ Cups Pecans (Finely Chopped)

1 Cup Flour

1 Cup Cornmeal

2 Teaspoons Salt

2 Teaspoons Black pepper

4 Eggs

½ Cup Butter

4 Cups Vegetable Oil

  1. Cut chicken into pieces, wash well and pat dry.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  3. In another bowl, mix eggs and melted butter.
  4. Dip chicken pieces into the liquid mixture, then toss in dry mixture to coat thoroughly. Repeat step for thick-coated chicken.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a large, deep skillet and add chicken a few at a time. Fry about 10-12 minutes on each side.
  6. Drain on paper towel or rack.