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Portuguese Fried Chicken















Trans-fat Free


1 each sweet red bell peppers
roasted, diced
3 cloves garlic
crushed to a paste
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 each whole chicken
cut into 8 pieces
½ cup prepared mustard
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 large eggs
lightly beaten


For the dry rub: In a food processor, combine the peppers, garlic and olive oil, purée until smoot.

Season with salt and pepper.

For the chicken: Completely coat chicken pieces with the dry rub.

Place on a baking sheet and allow to sit for 20 minutes.

Evenly coat each piece of chicken with the flour.

Dip each piece in egg, removing any excess liquid.

Turn back into flour, coating each side well.

Fill a skillet with oil 2 inches high.

When oil is hot, carefully lay the chicken in the oil, do not over crowd.

Fry until golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes.

Turn the chicken over and continnue cooking until done.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 82g (2.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19333% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 196mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 3% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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