Maryland Fried Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • In a small bowl, combine the egg and 3 tablespoons of milk.
  • Season egg wash with a dash of black pepper and paprika.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, paprika, dried thyme, pepper and garlic.
  • Dip pieces of chicken in the egg wash, one at a time, then roll them in the breadcrumbs.
  • In a large chicken skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook, uncovered, turning occasionally, approximately 10 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Add the cup of milk.
  • Reduce heat to medium low, cover tightly.
  • Cook for 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Uncover, cook for 8-10 minutes more.
  • Check to make sure chicken is no longer pink.
  • Place chicken in a casserole dish and place in oven for 10 minutes on 200 degrees.
  • Prepare gravy as follows.
  • In a jar, combine 3/4 cup milk, 3 tbsp flour, salt and pepper.
  • Cover with lid and shake until mixed.
  • Add to skillet, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in additional milk.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring until thick and bubbly.
  • Add additional milk if it is too thick.
  • Serve gravy over mashed potatoes.