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Southern Fried Chicken

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  Milk 12 Fluid Ounce (350 Milliliter)
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Chicken breasts 4
  Egg 1
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Butter 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Put 3 tablespoons of milk in a saucer.
Mix together 4 tablespoons of the flour with salt and pepper on a plate.
Dip the chicken breasts in the milk and then in the seasoned flour.
Leave to dry for 10 minutes.
Lightly beat the egg with the water on a plate.
Put the breadcrumbs on another plate.
Dip the chicken breasts in the egg and then in the breadcrumbs, coating well.
Melt three-quarters of the butter with the oil in a frying pan.
Add the chicken breasts and cook, turning occasionally, for 20 minutes.
Drain the chicken on kitchen paper towels and transfer to a warmed serving dish.
Keep hot.
Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan.
Stir in the sugar and cook, stirring, until the mixture turns dark brown.
Stir in the remaining flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Remove from the heat and gradually stir in the remaining milk.
Return to the heat and bring to the boil.
Simmer, stirring, until thickened and smooth.
Pour this sauce into a sauceboat and serve with the chicken.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2763 Calories from Fat 1462

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 166 g254.7%

Saturated Fat 75.3 g376.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 889.8 mg296.6%

Sodium 1640.4 mg68.3%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g40.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 25.5 g

Protein 192 g383.8%

Vitamin A 71.7% Vitamin C 14.1%

Calcium 67.5% Iron 72%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Southern Fried Chicken Recipe