Crispy Oven Fried Chicken With Gravy

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
lazyme
Recipe by Marie

Wonderfully browned oven baked chicken that tastes as good as fried. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and delicious chicken gravy for a real comfort food dinner your family will love.

Top Review by SarasotaCook

Excellent recipe. I made this a few weeks ago and forgot to review, sorry about that. I only had 2 small changes ... I added a few red pepper flakes to the flour mix. I just wanted a bit more spice, but that didn't change the outcome. The chicken was crisp tender and very good.

Loved the gravy, I just added a little white wine to the drippings, but otherwise, followed the recipe.

Served with spuds and roasted green beans. Great recipe!! And very easy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the chicken in salted water for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°.
  3. Place vegetable oil and margarine in shallow baking pan and set in oven to heat and melt.
  4. Combine flour and seasonings in a plastic bag.
  5. Shake pieces of chicken in flour mixture.
  6. Remove hot pan from oven and arrange chicken pieces on it, skin side down being sure not to crowd.
  7. Place pan in oven and bake 30 minutes.
  8. Turn chicken so that the skin side is up and continue to bake 20 to 30 minutes more until nicely browned and juices run clear.
  9. Remove to a platter and keep warm allowing to rest for at least 10 minutes.
  10. For gravy, scrape baking pan and place 3 tablespoons of the accumulated cooking fat and browned bits into a saucepan.
  11. Stir in 3 tablespoons of flour and cook 1-2 minutes until well combined.
  12. Stir in 2 cups chicken broth and continue cooking and whisking until gravy boils and thickens.
  13. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  14. Season with salt and pepper if necessary.

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