Good fried chicken recipes include Southern fried chicken by Paula Deen and oven-fried chicken by Ina Garten, both available at FoodNetwork.com The website provides photos or video and detailed instructions.
For Paula Deen's Southern fried chicken, start with a 1- to 2 1/2-pound chicken cut into pieces. Beat 3 eggs with 1/3 cup of water, then add in about 1 cup of hot red pepper sauce. Season the chicken with 1 cup of salt, 1/4 cup of pepper and 1/4 cup of garlic powder. Dip the seasoned chicken in the egg mixture, then into a bowl with 2 cups of self-rising flour. Heat oil in a large pot to 350 F, then fry the chicken in the oil until brown and crisp.