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Southern Fried Chicken

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  Broiler fryer 2 , cut up
  Light cream/Table cream 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sifted flour 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon

Wash chicken pieces; pat dry.
Place in a single layer in a large shallow dish; pour 1 cup of the cream over top; chill at least 20 minutes.
Shake chicken pieces, a few at a time, in a mixture of the 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a paper bag to coat well.
Dip each again in remaining cream in dish; shake again in flour mixture.
Melt enough shortening or pour enough vegetable oil into each of two large heavy frying pans to make a depth of 1 1/2 inches; heat.
Add chicken pieces, skin side down.
Brown slowly, turning once, then continue cooking 30 minutes, or until tender.
Remove;, keep warm while making gravy.
Pour all drippings from frying pans into a small bowl; measure 2 tablespoonfuls and return to one pan.
Stir in 1 tablespoon of flour, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly.
Stir in remaining 2 cups cream; continue cooking and stirring, until gravy thickens and boils 1 minute.
Serve separately.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 9653 Calories from Fat 6187

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 692 g1064.8%

Saturated Fat 272.7 g1363.4%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 3049.1 mg1016.4%

Sodium 7217.1 mg300.7%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.9%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 601 g1202.2%

Vitamin A 229.9% Vitamin C 87.2%

Calcium 87% Iron 219.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe