This Is How They Made Fried Chicken In The 1700s. The Marinade Will Surprise You

June 21, 2016

You probably think fried chicken is a dish from America's southern states, but it turns out the English have been making the dish for a very long time.

1736 fried chicken recipe
The recipe in Dictionarium Domesticum

In this video, John. from Jas. Townsend and Son. makes fried chicken from a recipe in Nathan Bailey's 1736 cookbook, "Dictionarium Domesticum" (pictured above). The tartness of the marinade surprised me. I really look forward to trying this recipe!

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