Copycat Applebee's Chicken Fried Chicken

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Simmer milk and chicken broth for gravy over low heat, being careful not to scorch.
  • Add garlic, onion powder, pepper and salt to gravy.
  • In a small dish, stir together cold water and cornstarch.
  • Stir cornstarch slurry into gravy, stirring constantly, and increase heat, cooking until gravy is thickened.
  • Set gravy aside and keep warm.
  • Heat 2-3 inches of oil in a deep skillet to 350F.
  • Mix ingredients for dusting and coating in separate bowls.
  • Stir together dry ingredients for batter in a bowl.
  • Add oil, eggs, milk, and water, stirring with a whisk until mixture is smooth.
  • Place a chicken breast into the dusting mixture and cover both sides.
  • Then dip chicken breast in the batter and allow excess batter to drain.
  • Then place battered chicken breast in the coating mixture, covering batter evenly but not too thick.
  • Fry chicken at once for 6-8 minutes or until chicken reaches 165F.
  • Do the same with the other breasts, but do not crowd pan.
  • Drain chicken when cooked and serve hot with Country Gravy.
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