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Libyan Fried Chicken
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp. each of salt & black pepper
1/2 tsp. turmeric
1 garlic clove, minced
12 chicken pieces (legs, thighs & wings)
1 egg, beaten
1-1/4 C breadcrumbs
Vegetable oil (for deep-frying)
In a bowl, combine lemon juice, salt, black pepper, turmeric and garlic; add chicken pieces and toss to coat. Remove chicken; beat egg into marinade. Return chicken pieces to the bowl; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for ninety minute to two hours. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or wok. Roll chicken pieces in breadcrumbs to coat evenly. Add chicken to hot oil and fry until browned and cooked through, about fifteen to twenty minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve.
Similar Recipe: Southern Fried Chicken (USA).
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