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Grandma's Fried Chicken Recipe

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Frying chicken at the Nation's in the early 1990's

 

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Grandma Bess' recipe file

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (2 to 3 lb) fryers, cut in serving pieces
6 Tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
tsp pepper
Shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Toss chicken pieces in paper bag containing flour, salt and pepper. Spread on rack to dry coating.
Heat oil (about ") in heavy iron skillet. Add chicken and brown lightly on all sides, about 20 minutes.
Reduce heat; cover tightly and cook slowly until tender, about 20 to 30 minutes. Turn pieces for even browning.
Uncover the last 10 minutes to recrisp skin.

Gravy: Remove all but 3 tbsp. of fat; add 3 tbsp. flour. Blend thoroughly, add 2 cups milk and season to taste. Simmer 5 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma was noted for her fried chicken dinners with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans with bacon and a relish tray. Of course, there was always apple pie for desert!!

 

 

 

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