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Smothered Chicken

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

Wash chicken halves; pat dry.
Shake with mixture of 1/3 cup flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons 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

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 892 Calories from Fat 564

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.4%

Saturated Fat 20 g100.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 297.4 mg99.1%

Sodium 588 mg24.5%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.48 g1.9%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 71 g141.5%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 12.1%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 20.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Smothered Chicken Recipe