What is your favourite flour or starch for Crispy Fried Chicken wings ?

Hello to all Fried Chicken Lovers!

What makes you choose certain flour or starch over others? Please share whether your preferred choice of flour or starch makes it crispier, crunchier, lighter/ airier or craggier ?

Here are some of the flour/ starch which I have experimented for fried chicken and have worked pretty well for me:
1. Premix tempura flour
2. Corn flour
3. Glutinous rice flour
4. Plain wheat flour/ Plain flour/ All Purpose flour
5. Self-raising flour
6. Rice flour
7. Tapioca starch
8. Corn starch
9. Potato starch

  • Posted by: Yal
  • September 30, 2016


Trena H. September 30, 2016
I use AP flour for my fried chicken. I've experimented with other types of flour, but always come back to the standard AP flour. I have found that brining the chicken makes it moist and tender. Lately, I've been making this recipe and really enjoy it. Here's a link in case you'd like to try it: https://food52.com/recipes/19368-michael-ruhlman-s-rosemary-brined-buttermilk-fried-chicken
BerryBaby September 30, 2016
AP flour for me as well. Marinate the chicken in buttermilk for no more than an hour before frying, mix salt/pepper into AP flour and that is it. BB
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