Sticky Chicken

Recipe by gperls
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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine seasoning mix ingredients.
  • Genereously sprinkle both sides of the chicken pieces with about 4 t of the seasoning mix.
  • Combine remaining seasoning mix with the flour in a paper or plastic bag.
  • Generously dust each chicken piece with the seasoned flour.
  • Reservce leftover flour to make the roux.
  • In large skillet, heat 1 inch of oil to 230-250.
  • Cook chicken pieces in the hot oil, maintaining the oil's temp to a level just hot enough for the chicken to boil instead of fry.
  • Cook pieces of similar size together to ensure even cooking.
  • Boil with skin side down about 20 min, then on the other side until tender, about 15 min more.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Remove skillet from heat and let cool 15 min.
  • Pour the oil into a large glass bowl, leaving the sediment in the pan.
  • Pour 1/2 C of the cooled oil back into the skillet and heat over high heat.
  • Slowly whisk in 3/4 C of the reserved seasoned flour with a long-handled metal whisk; cook until the roux is smooth and medium colored, about 2 to 3 min, whisking constantly (don't let scorch.) Immediately stir in the onions and celery and continue cooking untiil onions are wilted, about 5 min, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a 4-qt saucepan, bring the stock to a boil.
  • Add the roux mixture by spoonfuls to the boiling stock, blending well between each addition.
  • Then add the boiled chicken pieces and the seqasonings.
  • Simmer uncovered over how heat for 1 hour (or longer if the chicken needs further tenderizing), stirring often.
  • Serve immediately over rice or potatoes.
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