CRISPY BATTER 2/3 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. pepper 1 beaten egg yolk 3/4 c. flat beer or water
Combine flour and seasonings in medium bowl. Combine egg yolk and beer or water. Add gradually to dry ingredients. Heat Crisco to 365 degrees in deep saucepan or deep fryer to a depth of about 2 inches. Moisten chicken pieces. Dip in seasoned flour, then batter, then back in seasoned flour. Fry in hot Crisco for 15 to 18 minutes, or until well browned. Drain on paper. Serves 4.