Secret Ingredient Best Juicy Fried Chicken

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (can use 6 large skin-on chicken thighs or 3 chicken thighs and 3 drumsticks)
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted (no substitutes, use only cream of chicken condensed soup)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon seasoning salt (no more as the canned soup is salty enough)
  • 10 tablespoons all-purpose flour (1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons)
  • 10 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (to taste, adjust to suit heat level) (optional)

Citrus Mint Cooler

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
  • 1 cup orange juice (about 6 oranges)
  • 10 mint sprigs
  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) ginger ale, chilled
  • Cold water
  • Ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place first five ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cover; remove from heat and let steep until cool. Strain. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. To serve, fill chilled glasses or a pitcher with equal amounts of fruit juice, ginger ale and water. Add ice and serve immediately.