Fried Chicken with Beer – beer adds a very flavorful and earthly taste to so many things. Fried chicken with beer is fabulous.

We have all enjoyed onion rings with beer batter, so why not fried chicken?  Fried chicken and beer is a wonderful treat.  If you are looking for a creative way to enjoy fried chicken this is the way to go.  If you don’t like using a whole chicken, you can use this recipe with chicken tenders, and be sure to slice up any veggies you may have on hand and use those as well. This recipe is by Judy Eynard. Topeka, KS. 1972.

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Fried Chicken with Beer

Yield: 6 to 8 servings.

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Fried Chicken with Beer

Beer adds a very flavorful and earthy taste to so many things. Fried chicken with beer is fabulous.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fried Chicken with Beer
Servings: 6
Calories: 503kcal


  • 4 pounds whole chicken
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons pancake mix
  • 2 cups beer
  • 1/4 teaspoon MSG
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Combine and mix well all dry ingredients. Dip chicken into beer then in flour mixture. Cook in a deep fat fryer at 350 degrees. Turning over once, do not cover.


Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 312mg | Potassium: 340mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 3.3mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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