If you have a cast iron pan hidden away at the back of your kitchen cabinets it’s time to pull it out and put it to good use.
Cast iron skillets might seen too old fashioned to use in the kitchen today but when it comes to cookware granny did know best and your hand me down pan will soon become your most treasured kitchen possession. You just have to know how to use it right.
Which is why today we are sharing some of the best chicken cast iron pan recipes we could find, including some tips on how to use your cast iron skillet for cooking AMAZING fried chicken!
Top Tips for Cooking Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
When it comes to making tasty fried chicken at home it’s not so much the recipe that makes it taste great but HOW you prepare and fry your chicken. So here are some top tips for cooking cast iron skillet fried chicken the whole family will LOVE!
12. For an extra crispy crust you need to let that chicken rest before frying!
11. Double dip the chicken in the flour and egg mixtures for extra crunch
10. Taste the raw flour mixture to get a sense of the flavour (gross but it works!)
9. For an amazing taste use local organic chicken thighs
Must have items for cast iron cooking
Skillet oil gets SUPER hot! Protect yourself with a splatter screen like this oneThis handle grip makes it safer to handle your pan on the stovetop. It’s dishwasher friendly for easy cleaningLove your skillet by cleaning it properly after each use and you’ll be handing it down to your grandchildren!