Updated: Jun 3
Electric skillet or 11 Inch skillet and cover or 12 ½ - inch family skillet and cover
3 to 4-pound chicken, cut in pieces for frying (1 ½ to 2 kilos)
Salt and pepper for taste
Preheat electric skillet at 400 degrees (or 11- inch or 12 1/2- inch skillet on medium heat).
Wash chicken and blot dry with paper towels.
Place chicken in pan, meaty side down (NOTE: if cooking with skin on chicken, place skin side down.) season with salt and pepper.
Fry with lid tilted for 15-20 minutes. Turn chicken, season and cook for 5 minutes with lid tilted.
Cover completely and turn to simmer for 5-10 minutes, depending on size of chicken.
If you flour or batter chicken, you must use oil. Leave lid off or tilted.