If you’re interested in making some 18th century-style fried chicken, then we have a recipe for you. All said and done, the recipe is quite simple, but includes a couple of unexpected ingredients, like a fried parsley garnish.
Fried chicken is a staple of most Homesteads. We have found a different way to fry up chicken based on an English recipe from Nathan Bailey's 1736 cookbook, Dictionarium Domesticum, which totally schooled us on this simple yet flavorful way to make fried chicken. This Colonial style fried chicken will be great for your next outdoor picnic.
Watch the video on the next page for this 18th century Homestead fried chicken recipe.