Did you know there is actually a Fried Chicken holiday? It is on July 6. Crazzzzy. All you have to do on that day is eat some fried chicken. Heck, everyday for me could be fried chicken holiday! I could handle it.
I've even been craving fried chicken. Then I joined a new group. How odd that this week's choice for Ellie Kreiger's Craving Ellie in My Belly was oven fried chicken. Hosted by Lonely Sidecar. Thanks! I'm so excited about this group because the recipes are healthy!
I seriously could not take a pretty picture tonight of my wonderful oven fried chicken. And it was worthy ... sooooo worthy.
It called for four chicken breasts. I had three, but they were large. Mammoth even. It called for sesame seeds, I used sunflower seeds. It called for yogurt, I used buttermilk.
But the end result was fantastic. It was the juiciest, crunchiest, wonderful chicken. I've never had any fried chicken that was better than this - and I am a true Southerner where we treasure our fried foods!
Yep, that is a sweet potato on the side. Drizzled with butter and brown sugar. I thought why not splurge tonight. After all, the chicken was healthy. And then I paired it with stovetop stuffing. Can you believe it? I actually used stovetop stuffing to go beside my fabulous oven fried chicken. Stovetop. From a mix. Shame on me.
It was good. So good.