Fried Chicken - Third Prize 1998


1 fryer, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 teaspoon onion salt
pinch cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons paprika
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup sesame seeds
3/4 cup butter or margarine


Combine sugar, oregano, parsley, onion salt, cayenne, paprika, and flour in bowl and blend thoroughly. Wash chicken pieces thoroughly and coat with flour mixture. Melt butter and pour into baking pan. Arrange chicken pieces in pan and sprinkle with half of sesame seeds. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Turn pieces over, dust with flour mixture, and then sprinkle with remaining seeds. Bake 30 minutes longer, until chicken is tender and crust is crisp.


Serves 4-6.

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