Salt and Pepper Chicken Recipe

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Salt and Pepper Chicken
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  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat and toast salt and peppercorns (the salt will be slightly browned and the peppercorns, fragrant), about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool; grind.
  3. Combine 1 teaspoon of the salt and pepper with the flour and dredge the chicken pieces in it.
  4. Deep fry the chicken at 350 degrees F, in batches, until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes; drain on paper toweling and season with salt and pepper mixture.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon of the frying oil in the first skillet over medium heat and cook the garlic until golden, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add the serrano chili and cook until tender crisp, about 2 minutes; sprinkle over the fried chicken along with any remaining salt and pepper mixture.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 390.46 Kcal (1635 kJ)
Calories from fat 208.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.12g 36%
Cholesterol 214.28mg 71%
Sodium 2327.28mg 97%
Potassium 336.54mg 7%
Total Carbs 10.16g 3%
Sugars 3.41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.26g 9%
Protein 34.66g 69%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Iron 3.7mg 21%
Calcium 64.2mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 213.72 Kcal (895 kJ)
Calories from fat 113.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.66g 36%
Cholesterol 117.29mg 71%
Sodium 1273.86mg 97%
Potassium 184.21mg 7%
Total Carbs 5.56g 3%
Sugars 1.87g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.24g 9%
Protein 18.97g 69%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Iron 2mg 21%
Calcium 35.1mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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