Southern Fried Chicken With Cream Gravy

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Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Homey, tasty, and satisfying. Great for a Sunday dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Marinade

  • 13 cup corn oil or 13 cup peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • Breaded Fried Chicken

  • 1 (3 lb) whole chickens, cut up
  • 12 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 34 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil or 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Gravy

  • 13 cup flour
  • 1 12 cups milk
  • 12 cup half-and-half or 12 cup light cream
  • 14 teaspoon paprika
  • 14 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 34 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 12 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine 1/3 cup oil, lemon juice, garlic salt, and pepper.
  2. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish, pour marinade over chicken.
  3. Cover dish, and let marinate for 30-60 minutes.
  4. Dry chicken pieces on paper towels.
  5. Place 1/2 cup flour in a plastic bag.
  6. In a small bowl, beat together eggs and milk.
  7. Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
  8. Place several pieces of chicken in the bag of flour and shake to coat thoroughly.
  9. Remove from bag, dip each piece in egg mixture; then, roll in bread crumbs.
  10. In a large frying pan, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil with butter, over medium heat, and brown chicken, turning frequently (20-25 minutes).
  11. Remove chicken as it browns, and drain on paper towels.
  12. Whisk remaining 1/3 cup flour into juices remaining in pan.
  13. Reduce heat to low, and stir constantly for 3 minutes.
  14. Whisk in milk and cream, and season with paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  15. Cook until thickened.
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Very good recipe! The taste with the lemon marinade is excelent. I will do it again. Thanlks for sharing.