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Chicken Fried Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paige Martin

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6-8 thin sliced chicken breasts
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 1/2 cup buttermilk
1 egg
1 Tbs hot sauce
Oil for frying


Gravy

1/4 cup reserved oil from frying
1/3 cup flour
2 cup milk
Salt & pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Step 1: In a pie plate or large shallow bowl add your flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper and garlic powder and whisk until combined.

Step 2: In another pie plate or large shallow bowl add your butter milk, hot sauce and egg.

Step 3: Whisk until combined and the egg is really spread out, you want to make sure that the whites arenít saturated in one area.

Step 4: Take your chicken breast and first dip it in your flour mixture, coating all sides really well, pressing down to get the flour in there good.

Step 5: Transfer over to your buttermilk mixture and again coat each side making sure that the flour is covered.

Step 6: Lastly place back in your flour mixture and coat again pressing down to get a good coating on your chicken breast, then fry in oil heated to 325 degrees for 3-5 minutes on each side until done.

Step 7: Heat oil in deep fryer or large pan on stove (a few inches deep) to 325.

Step 8: In large bowl whisk together your flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

Step 9: In another bowl whisk together buttermilk, egg and hot sauce.

Step 10: Dredge your chicken in the flour mixture then dip into the egg mixture than back into the flour mixture making sure to press down flour to get stuck on the steak real good.

Step 11: Place chicken in pan/deep fryer and fry on each side 3-5 minutes until golden brown, remove and drain on paper towel lined plate, repeat with all chicken.

Step 12: To make your gravy, in large pan add 1/4" of oil from cooking and heat on medium-high, stir in your flour until absorbed and cook for about 1 minute.

Step 13: Slowly add in your milk whisking to blend and heat until thickened then stir in salt and pepper to desired taste.

Step 14: Pour gravy over individual chicken before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 min

 

 

 

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