Idahoan Fried Chicken

Campbell's Idahoan Fried Chicken Recipe

Instant mashed potato flakes are the secret ingredient that makes this fried chicken golden, crisp and delicious.

At a glance


20 min.


50 min.



Servings: legs per serving

Cook: 30 min.

Cost per recipe: $10.20 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

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What You'll Need

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups Idahoan® instant mashed potato flakes
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup bread crumbs
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon garlic powder
8 chicken legs, bone in, with skin  (about 2 pounds)
6 cups canola oil

How to Make It

  • 1

    Stir 1 cup flour and 1 cup potato flakes in a medium bowl.  Beat the eggs and milk in a another bowl with a fork or whisk.  Stir the remaining flour, potato flakes, bread crumbs and seasonings in a another bowl.

  • 2

    Coat the chicken with the flour mixture.  Dip the chicken in the egg mixture.  Coat the chicken with the seasoned flour mixture.

  • 3

    Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepot over medium-high heat.  Add the chicken in batches and cook for 10 minutes or until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through.  Drain the chicken on paper towels.

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