Keeping Fried Chicken Crisp

Please tell me how to keep fried chicken crisp. When I take fried chicken to work for lunch in my tupperware bowl and lid it gets real soft. I hate soft fried chicken. Any suggestions?

Onesummer from GA

September 9, 20060 found this helpful

Don't put the lid on your tupperware container! Just place the container in a vegetable bag (with the tiny holes), or cover loosely with wax paper. It's the moisture in the chicken that makes it soggy when you enclose it with the lid.

Ruth C.

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September 9, 20060 found this helpful

From my point of view The Tupperware is working too well.And I can use your story in my business!!lol

Leave the lid off or use a fold over kind of plastice baggy, these have enough ventilation for keeping the crispies on your chicken yummy

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September 9, 20060 found this helpful

just wrap your chicken in a paper towel and put it in your lunch bag or box. It won't hold in the moisture and get soggy.

TC in MO

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September 9, 20060 found this helpful

I would wrap the fried chicken in tinfoil, or even just wrap it loosely in paper towel and then place in a paper bag.

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September 11, 20060 found this helpful

make sure the chicken is completely cold before you put the lid on. if it is still a problem, wrap the pieces in paper towels

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November 9, 20070 found this helpful

When I take leftover fried chicken I don't put it in the frig after it's been cooked. I place it on a plate on the stove, and in the morning I wrap it in aluminum foil.

Jennifer, GA

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September 10, 20080 found this helpful

Cool the chicken completely. Store it in a paper towel inside of a paper bag for lunch. The plastic cover is making the chicken too moist.

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