country fried chicken

1 frying chicken (2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
Crisco shortening
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons garlic salt
2 teaspoons MSG
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
2 teaspoons black pepper

Blend milk and egg. Combine flour and seasonings in a plastic bag. Shake chicken in seasoned flour. Dip chicken pieces in milk/egg mixture. Shake chicken a second time in seasoned flour to coat thoroughly and evenly. Melt Crisco in skillet to about 1/2 to 1 inch deep and heat to 365 degrees. Brown chicken on all sides. Reduce heat to 275 and continue cooking until chicken is tender, about 30-40 minutes. Do not cover. Turn chicken several times during cooking. Drain on paper towels. Recipe from the Crisco can.

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