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Broasted chicken is a Wisconsin invention and supper club staple. The recipe is a secret.

BELOIT – Confession: I’m a lifelong Wisconsinite who has long enjoyed Broasted chicken and long assumed Broasted was just a term we use in place of fried chicken.  Like bubbler instead of drinking fountain. Order Broasted chicken and you get this beautiful, golden, crunchy outside, juicy inside, slightly salty piece of poultry goodness. That’s fried chicken. […]

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What’s the difference between Broasted and fried Chicken?

Have you ever wondered, with fingers slicked from the remains of once-golden wings, what is “broasted chicken” anyway? Is “broasted” even a real word? Possibly a portmanteau of “broiled” and “roasted” coined to confuse you around what clearly appears to be simply fried chicken? Broasted chicken and wedge potatoes are a reliable Midwestern pair but […]

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L.A.M. Phelan – Broaster Company Founder

L.A.M. Phelan was a man who refused to accept the adage “It can’t be done.” From boyhood on, successfully applied inventions were his vocation and avocation. When his search for a fast and simple method to prepare chicken led him to the conclusion there was no such method in existence, it was only natural for […]

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