Mama's Puerto Rican Chicken

Mama's Puerto Rican Chicken

Just like how mama makes it! Be prepared, this Puerto Rican Chicken recipe comes with an extra satisfying crunch and a too hot to handle kick. Need it even spicier? Just add more heat!

Adapted from Taste of Home

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 2 oz oil
  • 2 oz butter
  • 6 oz flour
  • 2 egg
  • 1 piece chicken
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 8 oz bread crumbs
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle chicken with cumin, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. In a shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs with remaining garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place flour and eggs in separate shallow bowls. Dip chicken pieces in flour to coat all sides; shake off excess. Dip in eggs, then in crumb mixture, patting to help coating adhere.

    Step 2

    In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Stir in butter. Add chicken in batches; cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side. Place chicken on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, until chicken is no longer pink, 30-35 minutes.

    Step 1

    Place chicken on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, until chicken is no longer pink, 30-35 minutes.

    Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350°.

    Step 3

    Add chicken in batches; cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side.

    Step 4

    In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Stir in butter.

  • 0.25 cup oil
  • 0.25 cup butter
  • Step 5

    Dip chicken pieces in flour to coat all sides; shake off excess. Dip in eggs, then in crumb mixture, patting to help coating adhere.

    Step 6

    Place flour and eggs in separate shallow bowls.

  • 0.75 cup flour
  • 2 egg
  • Step 7

    Sprinkle chicken with spices.

  • 1 piece chicken
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 0.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper
  • Step 8

    In a shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs with spices.

  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 0.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper
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