Southern Fried Chicken With Cream Gravy

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Homey, tasty, and satisfying. Great for a Sunday dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Marinade

  • 13 cup corn oil or 13 cup peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • Breaded Fried Chicken

  • 1 (3 lb) whole chickens, cut up
  • 12 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 34 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil or 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Gravy

  • 13 cup flour
  • 1 12 cups milk
  • 12 cup half-and-half or 12 cup light cream
  • 14 teaspoon paprika
  • 14 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 34 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 12 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine 1/3 cup oil, lemon juice, garlic salt, and pepper.
  2. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish, pour marinade over chicken.
  3. Cover dish, and let marinate for 30-60 minutes.
  4. Dry chicken pieces on paper towels.
  5. Place 1/2 cup flour in a plastic bag.
  6. In a small bowl, beat together eggs and milk.
  7. Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
  8. Place several pieces of chicken in the bag of flour and shake to coat thoroughly.
  9. Remove from bag, dip each piece in egg mixture; then, roll in bread crumbs.
  10. In a large frying pan, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil with butter, over medium heat, and brown chicken, turning frequently (20-25 minutes).
  11. Remove chicken as it browns, and drain on paper towels.
  12. Whisk remaining 1/3 cup flour into juices remaining in pan.
  13. Reduce heat to low, and stir constantly for 3 minutes.
  14. Whisk in milk and cream, and season with paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  15. Cook until thickened.
Most Helpful

Very good recipe! The taste with the lemon marinade is excelent. I will do it again. Thanlks for sharing.

Malen1957 October 06, 2008