Fried Chicken with Tabouli and Chips

Everyone will be scrambling to the dinner table when they smell this mouthwatering chicken cooking.

With research highlighting chicken is the most popular meat in Australia, consumed in 90% Aussie households*, what better way to celebrate a three-day weekend than coming together with your loved ones over a home cooked chicken dish. The below recipe has been developed by real Aussie families, helping to bring people together.

Serves: 7
Prep Time: 45 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins

Fried Chicken:
5kg Steggles Fresh Chicken Thighs
2 cups milk
1 egg
½ teaspoon salt and pepper
2 cups sifted flour
1 cup breadcrumbs (or cornflake crumbs)
1 tablespoon smoked paprika seasoning

Tabouli Salad:
2 bunches continental parsley, washed and chopped
10 tomatoes, diced
2 large onions, diced
¼ cup fine burghul
2 lemons, squeezed
¼ cup olive oil
½ teaspoon salt

Fried Chips:
2kg potatoes (peeled and cut into chips)

Fried Chicken
Wash chicken thighs and place in a pot with water to cover. Bring to boil until all the froth has appeared. Pour out the water then froth and wash the chicken thighs and set aside in a colander.
In a separate bowl add milk, egg, half of the salt and pepper, and the paprika seasoning, then stir thoroughly and set aside.
In another bowl add flour, breadcrumbs, the remaining salt and pepper and set aside.
Using tongs, dip each chicken thigh into the milk batter and then into the flour mixture, then set aside on a tray ready to fry.
Fry chicken until golden brown on either side.

Tabouli Salad:
Soak the fine burghul in hot water and set aside.
Add parsley, tomatoes, onion, lemon juice, olive oil and salt to a large bowl and stir well.
Rinse and drain the burghul in a sieve and add it to the bowl. Mix well and serve.

Wash and peel potatoes and cut into thick chips.
Sprinkle with salt and fry until crunchy.
Serve chips alongside the tabouli salad and chicken and enjoy.


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