Popeye's Fried Chicken

3 cups Self−rising flour
1 cup Cornstarch
3 tbl. Seasoned salt
2 tbl. Paprika
1 teas. Baking soda
1 pk. Italian Salad Dressing Mix Powder
1 pk. Onion Soup Mix −− (1 1/2 Ounces)
1 pk. Spaghetti sauce mix −− (1/2 Ounce)
3 tbl. Sugar
3 cups Corn flakes −− crushed
2 Eggs −− well beaten
1/4 cup Cold water
4 lb. Chicken −− cut up
Serves 4.
Combine first 9 ingredients in large bowl.
Put the cornflakes into another bowl.
Put eggs and water in a 3rd bowl.
Put enough corn oil into a heavy roomy skillet to fill it 1" deep.
Get it HOT!
Grease a 9x12x2 baking pan.
Set it aside.
Preheat oven to 350~.
Dip chicken pieces 1 piece at a time as follows:
Into dry coating mix.
Into egg and water mix.
Into corn flakes.
Briskly but briefly back into dry mix.
Drop into hot oil, skin−side−down and brown 3 to 4 minutes on medium high.
Turn and brown other side of each piece.
Don't crowd pieces during frying.
Place in prepared pan in single layer, skin−side−up.
Seal in foil, on 3 sides only, leaving 1 side loose for steam to escape.
Bake at 350~ for 35−40 minutes removing foil then to test tenderness of chicken.
Allow to bake uncovered 5 minutes longer to crisp the coating.
Leftovers refrigerate well up to 4 days.
Do not freeze these leftovers.
Leftover coating mix (1st 9 ingredients) can be stored at room temp in covered container up to 2 months.