Zilla posted this is #NationalFriedChickenDay and suggested alternative coatings, like sweetened breakfast cereals. I am generally not a big fan of Cap'n Crunch, but be creative and you never know what might work. I have breaded fish and chicken in things from potato and tortilla chips, to crumbled pretzels and it has worked out well.
For simple basics, you can't go wrong with this
Lem a few weeks ago had a recipe how they made fried chicken in the 18th Century. I liked the idea of marinating the chicken with lemon zest and juice ahead of time--lemon and chicken always seem to go together well. The deep fried parsley is a nice touch too.
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