Parker's BBQ in Wilson, North Carolina, famous for its Family Platter with shatteringly crisp fried chicken, goes through seven to eight thousand chickens a week. A favorite of chef Elizabeth Karmel's, this super-simple recipe lets the flavor of the chicken shine.
What You Will Need
- Canola oil, for frying
- 1 cup flour
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces, backbone discarded