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Mema's Fried Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristen Santilli
Added: Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
salt & pepper
2 c. flour
1/4 c. vegetable oil
3/4 c. water



Gravy:
2 T. flour
3/4 c. whole milk
salt to taste
pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Roll chicken in flour then fry in hot oil. Cook until browned well on both sides. Once browned, lower heat to med-low and add water to skillet. Cover with lid and simmer. Turn on occasion and make sure it's not burning. Cook for about 45 minutes.
Onced, steamed, drain chicken on paper towel and drain most oil from skillet. Make gravy in skillet by whisking flour and milk together. Pour liquid in to pan stirring on high heat until it comes to a boil. Add more milk if too thick, more flour if too thin. Season as desired with salt and pepper.
Serves 4-6.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great way to eat fried chicken. By steaming it, it becomes so tender. Great as a cold chicken sandwich the next day.

 

 

 

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