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Country Fried Chicken

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Ingredients
  Spring chicken 2 3⁄4 Pound (1 Chicken)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄3
  Lard 2⁄3
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. A day prior to cooking dress and joint the chickens.
2. In a large basin of cold salted water, soak the chicken for 1 hour.
3. 15 minutes before cooking, place chicken pieces over ice.
4. Preheat the oven to 300 degree F

MAKING
5. Dredge the chicken pieces with seasoned flour.
6. In a large skillet, or casserole, heat oil.
7. Brown the chicken nicely and season well.
8. Pour a little water and drizzle melted butter over the chicken pieces.
9. Transfer the browned chicken into the oven and roast for 1 to 1 ½ hours until crisp and brown. Turn the pieces occasionally and add water to prevent the chicken from drying.

SERVING
10. Serve the chicken with a gravy made using the scrapings left in the roasting pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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