Dixie Fried Chicken

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READY IN: 3hrs 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • CHICKEN.
  • Preheat oven 375°F.
  • Cut up chicken into frying pieces, Place pieces into a bowl and pour buttermilk over chicken, marinate for 2 hours in the fridge.
  • In another bowl combine flour, parsley, salt, thyme and pepper.
  • Remove chicken from buttermilk.
  • Pour buttermilk from marinating chicken into a shallow baking pan.
  • Roll chicken pieces into flour mixture.
  • Heat shortening and butter in a heavy skillet.
  • Brown chicken pieces on all sides , a few at a time, over medium high heat.
  • Place chicken pieces on top of buttermilk in baking pan.
  • *(Remove your 1/3 cup fat from skillet and set aside for biscuits.)*.
  • Now add chicken broth to skillet with fat and scrap up Browning's.
  • Strain and pour juice around chicken in baking pan.
  • Bake chicken uncovered about 50 minutes or until crisp and tender and the juices from chicken run clear.
  • *Bake Biscuits along with chicken for the last 20 minutes of cooking time. Serve with chicken.
  • *BISCUITS*.
  • Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Stir in butter and fat from skillet, add buttermilk to make a stiff dough.
  • Knead lightly, roll out on floured surface.
  • Cut into small rounds, Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
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