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Easy Southern Fried Chicken

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  Frying chicken 6 Pound, disjointed (2 Chickens, 3 Pound Each)
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)
For creamy gravy
  Fat 2 Tablespoon (In Which The Chicken Was Fried)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded

Clean chickens carefully.
Beat eggs well.
Add milk, salt and pepper.
Mix chicken pieces in the mixture.
Be sure each piece is coated.
Allow to stand 10 minutes in the mixture.
Remove chicken.
Roll in flour.
Heat shortening to 3600.
Place a few pieces of chicken at a time in a frying basket.
Lower into fat.
Fry until golden brown on all sides.
As pieces are removed, keep them warm until all of the chicken is fried.
Prepare the creamy gravy:
Place fat in a saucepan.
Stir in flour until smooth.
Gradually add scalded cream.
Stir constantly until boiling.
Correct seasoning.
Spoon over chicken pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1348 Calories from Fat 1050

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g181.1%

Saturated Fat 35.3 g176.5%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 347.3 mg115.8%

Sodium 766.4 mg31.9%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.06 g0.24%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 67 g133.2%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Southern Fried Chicken Recipe