The Colonel’s Nephew Reveals Family Secret


The Colonel must be rolling over in his grave!  Colonel Sanders’ nephew Joe Ledington has revealed his family’s secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices. According to The Chicago Tribune, Joe showed a reporter a scrapbook containing the following ingredients:


Chicken parts of your choice
Celery salt
Dried Mustard
White pepper
Garlic salt
Ground ginger
Black pepper



Here are the instructions:

Prepare oil in a cast-iron pot to fry. In a bowl, mix 2 cups of flour, 1/3 tbsp of salt, 1 tbsp of black pepper, 1/2 tbsp of thyme, 1/2 tbsp of basil, 1/3 tbsp of oregano, 1 tbsp celery salt, 1 tbsp of dried mustard, 4 tbsp of paprika, 1 tbsp of garlic salt, 1 tbsp of ground ginger,  and 1 tbsp of white pepper.


In a separate bowl, add milk and an egg and beat. Mix your chicken into the bowl, and then coat the chicken in the flour & spice mix.


Finally, fry the chicken in the pot for 10 to 15 minutes. Let it cool and then serve




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