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Smothered Chicken

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  Broiler fryer 6 Pound
  Flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)

Wash chicken halves; pat dry.
Shake with mixture of 1/3 cup flour, 1 1/2 tea spoons salt, and pepper in a paper bag to coat evenly.
Brown pieces, several at a time, in butter or margarine in a large frying pan; place in a single layer in a roasting pan.
Saute onion until soft in drippings in frying pan; stir in 1 1/2 cups of the water and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Heat, stirring constantly, to boiling; pour over chicken; cover.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 1 hour or until chicken is tender.
Remove to a heated serving platter and keep warm in slow oven while making gravy.
Blend remaining 1/3 cup flour and 1 cup water until smooth in a 2-cup measure.
Heat liquid in roasting pan to boiling; slowly stir in flour mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, until gravy thickens and boils 1 minute.
Darken with a few drops bottled gravy coloring, if you wish.
Serve separately to spoon over chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6884 Calories from Fat 4348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 484 g744.6%

Saturated Fat 163.7 g818.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2234.6 mg744.9%

Sodium 5811.4 mg242.1%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 9.1 g

Protein 518 g1035.9%

Vitamin A 121.3% Vitamin C 98%

Calcium 38.3% Iron 160.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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