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This Is How Fried Chicken Was Made In The 18th Century

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We’ve been in love with fried chicken since the time we knew how to walk. Beneath the layer of extra crispy, beautifully-seasoned skin is a juicy piece of poultry that’s waiting to be chomped upon. In the (hopefully) unlikely event that we were somehow marooned back in the 18th century, we need a way to make our beloved fried chicken with very limited technology.

Luckily, Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc., a group known for accurately  recreating things from the 18th century, has just the recipe for some old-school fried chicken. They dug up a centuries-old method of making fried chicken from a historic recipe book they found.

Check out the video while we shop for some of the ingredients we need to make this.