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Merle's Fried Chicken


This is the best recipe ever for the perfect southern fried chicken.

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  • 1 large fryer, cut up and skinned
  • flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oil


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Place chicken in hot water.

Step 2

Put flour, salt, and pepper in large bowl.
Roll chicken in flour mixture to coat well.

Step 3

Place chicken iron skillet with very hot grease (about 1 inch).
Do not cover.
Fry 20 minutes on each side, turning once.
Larger pieces may take longer.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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