Thursday, February 5, 2015

Southern Fried Chicken - NO CARB Fried Chicken Recipe - Diabetic Friendly


  • 1 - Fryer Chicken cup up into 8 pieces
  • 1/2 Cup - Salt
  • 4 Cups - Hot water
  • 4 Cups - Ice
  • 2 tsp - Granulated Garlic
  • 2 tsp - Granulated Onion
  • 2 tsp - Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp - Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp - Cayenne Pepper
  • In a large pot or bowl, combine water, salt, garlic and onion and mix until all of the salt has dissolved.
  • Add ice and the chicken pieces to the brine and ensure all of the chicken is submerged.  Add a little extra water if necessary.
  • Refrigerate chicken in the brine for 4 -6 hours.
  • Make spice seasoning by combining black pepper, cayenne pepper and chili powder.
  • Drain chicken and place on paper towels and blot thoroughly dry with more paper towels.
  • Fry the chicken in 375ยบ peanut oil until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Immediately season the chicken after it comes out of the oil with the spice seasoning.


  1. Hey Larry, can you post the recipe for the carb free chicken? The link from youtube says that the recipe is here but I don't see it listed.

  2. Can we use olive oil instead? The ol Man seems to think that it would make a difference.....