Lemonade Fried Chicken

Lemonade Fried Chicken

Servings: 4

  6 oz Frozen Lemonade Concentrate 
  1 c  ;Water 

2 1/2 lb Fryer; Cut up
1/4 c Flour; Unbleached
1 t Salt
1/4 t Black Pepper; Ground
1 c Vegetable Oil
2 T Butter; Melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix lemonade concentrate and water in a
small bowl. Pour over chicken in larger bowl. Refrigerate 2 hours or
longer. Drain chicken and reserve liquid. Mix together the flour, salt,
and pepper in a small paper bag. Add well drained chicken, one piece at a
time, and shake to coat evenly. Heat oil in large skillet over moderate
heat. Add floured chicken; cook until evenly browned, turning pieces over
carefully. Remove chicken and arrange in a single layer in a shallow
baking pan. Brush chicken with melted butter. Add reserved lemonade.
Bake uncovered about 1 hour, basting chicken with lemonade from pan every 15 minutes. About 15 minutes before chicken is done, drain off excess
juice from pan. Serve hot.