Today is National Fried Chicken Day !
It is a day set aside to celebrate /appreciate the wonderful taste of fried chicken.
Fried chicken, often referred to as Southern Fried Chicken in the United States is the meat of the chicken dipped in a breading/batter mixture and then deep fried.
The breading/batter seals in the juices and absorbs the fat for flavor.
For southerners, fried chicken is a favorite anytime dish !
We love fried chicken ! From a big country breakfast to a special meal dinner for invited, guests to a fun picnic in the park, fried chicken fits the bill .
Southern fried chicken is historically an African -American dish. The preparation of fowl using frying was relatively unknown among Europeans settlers of the United States , but was common in West Africa . Africans who were enslaved and brought to the Americas brought this method of food preparation with them . (Wikipedia)
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