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Mind-Blowing Benefits of Fried Chicken



Whether it is a Movie night or a Christmas party, we will always have a plate full of fried chicken on the table. It is the ultimate comfort food for us. We can never get tired of sinking their teeth into crunchy fried chicken, especially when done right.

 From salads to soups, curry, and steaks, there are plenty of dishes that you can make from this versatile protein - Chicken. However, nothing beats a plateful of piping hot fried chicken. Crunchy and juicy fried chicken can be perfectly enjoyed as a snack or a full-blown meal.

 The best part is that fried chicken is not only mouth-wateringly delicious but has many health benefits too. This yummy, crunchy goodness will not only treat your taste buds better, but it will also do many wonders to your body.

Scroll down to find some mind-blowing benefits of fried chicken as well as easy-to-make recipes to level up your fried chicken game.

6 Health benefits of eating fried chicken

Are you a huge fan of fried chicken and often overeat it? Let's help you justify it with these mind-blowing health benefits of eating fried chicken:

Great protein supply


Do you want a healthy and fit body? Eat something that has a high protein content - Chicken. It will provide your body with enough proteins to help with the growth and maintenance of tissues. Also, proteins will play an important role in building muscles as well as supporting healthier body weight.

Fried chicken is a rich source of lean meat. Therefore, a plateful of fried chicken will give your body the protein content it needs to function properly. However, if you are an athlete or a person recovering from injury or illness, you may need to eat a lot of fried chicken as your body in recovery mode needs more protein.

 Moreover, during pregnancy or breastfeeding, women can provide their bodies with a great supply of proteins by eating a few pieces of crunchy fried chicken. What could be a better way to increase your protein intake than indulging in fried chicken?

Boosts immunity

Have you ever wondered why doctors always suggest drinking chicken soups as a part of a recovery meal? Chicken has all the essential nutrients required to strengthen the immune system. Therefore, make chicken part of your every meal whenever you feel your immune system is weak. For patients, it is better to take their chicken in soup form. However, healthy individuals can eat fried chicken to satisfy their cravings as well as strengthen their immune systems to fight off illnesses and sicknesses in the future. 

If you are a fried chicken lover, we have a new motto for you. Eat fried chicken to keep the illnesses away.

Improves vision

Are you struggling with unclear and blurry vision? Chicken is a great source of retinol, beta-carotene, and alpha. All of these can be easily derived from Vitamin A in fried chicken. So isn't it phenomenal to improve your vision with a plate full of fried chicken? 

 However, you still will need to wear your eyewear as well as pay visits to your eye doctor. Fried chicken may help improve your vision health, but it cannot do miracles in a few days. Therefore, don't overindulge in fried chicken, hoping to get rid of your eyewear.

Furthermore, to get the most benefits out of fried chicken, always pair it with baked or steamed vegetables for your over health and well-being.

Stress reliever

Hectic work routine, relationship problems, academic stress, or financial crisis can often take a toll on a person's life. However, the best approach is not to allow depression to get into your head and go out with your friends to enjoy some crunchy fried chicken with your favorite soda or beer. After all, fried chicken is comfort food for many people.

The vitamin B5 and tryptophan you will get from the fried chicken will help relieve your stress and make you feel better. It can be a perfect mood booster for someone having a bad day at work or hitting a rough patch with a loved one. Make every day a better day with fried chicken!

Build healthy bones


To build healthy bones, you need to provide your body with enough calcium and phosphorous. Not sure where to get started? Fried chicken. Eating fried chicken will help you provide all the essential nutrients to your body to build healthy bones.

A piece of crunchy fried chicken will help you own healthy bones as well as reduce your risk of developing arthritis in the future.

Anti-cancer properties

According to many reports, people that consume red meat such as ham and pork are at higher risk of developing colorectal cancer. Therefore, if you are a meat-lover and want to satisfy your cravings, it is better to stick your teeth on lean meat - chicken.

 Although you can eat chicken in any form, fried chicken is the healthiest and tastiest way to eat it. Satisfy your meat cravings while keeping colorectal cancer at bay.

Irresistible fried chicken recipes to try at home

Whether you want to host a movie night for your friends or a Christmas party for your colleagues, fried chicken can be a perfect snack/ food to serve on the table. Instead of heading out to your favorite restaurant, you can prepare it at home. 

Here are a few fried chicken recipes that are guaranteed to impress your guests and will not stress you out in the kitchen:

Recipe #1: Ultimate Southern Fried Chicken

 

This fried chicken recipe is a no-fuss and no-fail version of classic fried chicken. With Southern Fry Kings' Chicken fry batter, you will not have to worry about finding the perfect blend of spices. Make your movie nights or Christmas parties a talk of the town with this fried chicken recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Kings Chicken Fry
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 8 pieces of chicken or more
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions:

  • Preheat oil on medium to high heat.
  • Whisk egg and buttermilk together in a bowl.
  • Take a medium-sized bowl and add Kings Chicken Fry to it. You can add more Kings Chicken Fry to your bowl if needed.
  • Dip your chicken pieces in the wet mixture properly and then into the dry fry mix. Shake off the excess and set it aside on a separate plate.
  • Repeat step 4 if you want extra-crunchy fried chicken.
  • Deep fry in a skillet until golden brown.
  • Serve with your favorite sauce. Enjoy!

Recipe #2: Pan-fried Chicken

Do you want to cut back on oil but still enjoy crunchy fried chicken? We also have a delicious fried chicken recipe for health-conscious individuals. All you need do is follow the same recipe as above but instead of deep-frying the chicken, pan-fry it.

Frying instructions

  • Pour 1 inch of oil into an iron skillet and heat it on a medium to high flame.
  • Place half of the chicken pieces on the pan and fry over moderate heat for 15 to 20 minutes until the chicken is crisp, golden, and cooked through.
  • Serve warm with ketchup or any other sauce. Enjoy!

Recipe #3: Lemon-brined fried chicken

 

Do you want to level up your fried chicken game? Then, try this lemon-brined fried chicken recipe. Impress your loved ones with this unique flavored fried chicken.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Kings Chicken Fry
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 gallon of cold water
  • 1 cup of kosher salt
  • 6 tablespoons of honey
  • 12 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of black peppercorns
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • 1 head of garlic (smashed but not peeled)
  • 1 small bunch of thyme
  • 1 small bunch of parsley
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 8 pieces of chicken or more
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions:

  • Take a large pot and add ½ gallon of the water, salt, honey, bay leaves, garlic, rosemary, parsley, thyme, peppercorns, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  • Bring it to simmer for a few minutes until the salt is completely dissolved.
  • Set it aside to cool down and add the remaining water.
  • Add the chicken pieces to the pot and make sure they are completely submerged.
  • Refrigerate it overnight for a rich flavor.
  • Drain the chicken pieces and pat dry. Scrape off any herbs stuck to the skin and set them aside.
  • Whisk buttermilk and egg together in a bowl.
  • Pour Kings Chicken Fry into another bowl. You can add more Kings Chicken Fry to your bowl if needed.
  • Dip your chicken pieces in the wet mixture properly and then into the dry fry mix. Set it aside on a separate plate.
  • Repeat step 9 if you want extra-crunchy fried chicken.
  • Deep fry in a skillet until golden brown.
  • Garnish it with herb sprigs and serve hot. Enjoy!

Conclusion:

Southern Fry kings is a one-stop solution for all fried chicken and seafood lovers. We are on the mission to help the people make the top-notch restaurant quality fried chicken or seafood at home with our seasoned batter mixes. So choose us, and we will help you prepare the fried chicken that you will instantly fall in love with!

 



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