The Essential Ingredient You’ve Never Thought to Add to Your Fry Batter


As any good southerner knows, fried food is the best food. There’s just something so incredibly satisfying about biting into a crispy, salty, buttery piece of fried chicken, catfish or, honestly, anything, that fills our tummies and reminds us of home.

But have you ever struggled to get the perfect amount of crisp and crunch into your fry batter?

Apparently, if you’re using all-purpose flour to fry your food, you’re doing it all wrong. The magic frying ingredient is, get this, club soda — who would’ve thought?