Need Quick Help For Frying Chicken

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by i3wine, Apr 28, 2010.

  1. i3wine

    i3wine

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    I've done a search on technique and best oils but I have already had a glass of two or wine and realized we have no peanut oil...so no driving.

    I already have my chicken prepped and ready to go...

    would you use vegetable oil, light OO, or Crisco?

    Also I am using a cast iron skillet on a gas stove...what temp (on a 1-8 dial) would be best for the oil you choose.

    Thanks in advance:)
     
  2. allie

    allie

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    I would use vegetable oil or Crisco.  I use a gas stove and have my temp between 6-8 on the dial.  I judge by how the chicken sounds and looks when cooking.  Hard to explain but it comes with experience.

    HTH!
     
  3. i3wine

    i3wine

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    No that's great:) I've never fried chicken on this stove so I like a good measure.

    Thanks!