Kentucky Fried Chicken (Close Clone Recipe)
3 Pounds Chicken
2 Packages Italian salad dressing mix
3 Tablespoons Flour
2 Teaspoons Salt
1/4 Cup Lemon juice
1 Cup Milk
1 1/2 Cups Pancake mix
1 Teaspoon Paprika
1/2 Teaspoon Sage
1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
Make a paste out of the marinade ingredients. Coat chicken evenly. Stack chicken pieces in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least for several hours. Mix pancake mix with other seasonings.
Dip pieces of chicken in milk, then in pancake coating. Dust off excess. Lightly brown in skillet with 1/2 inch vegetable oil in it. Brown for 4 minutes each side.
Remove and place in a single layer on shallow baking pan. Seal with foil. Bake for 1 hour at 350 Uncover and baste again with milk. Return, uncovered, to oven heated to 400, to crisp for 10 minutes.