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Chicken with Country Gravy

 Chicken with Country Gravy
MY MOTHER, grandson and I put out heads and hearts together and after several tries, we came up with our version of oven fried chicken. We tweaked the ingredients until the gravy was tasty and the chicken was nicely browned and tender.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash each seasoned salt, garlic powder, salt and pepper
  • 2 chicken leg quarters
  • GRAVY:
  • 1 tablespoon King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon pepper

Directions

  • Place butter and oil in a large ovenproof skillet. Place in a
  • 425° oven for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl, combine
  • flour and seasonings; add chicken, one piece at a time, and turn to
  • coat.
  • Carefully place chicken, skin side down, in hot skillet. Bake,
  • uncovered, for 25-30 minutes on each side or until a thermometer
  • reads 180°. Remove and keep warm.
  • Transfer 1 tablespoon of drippings from the skillet to a small
  • saucepan; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in the milk,

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Chicken with Country Gravy (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened. Serve with chicken.
  • Yield: 2 servings.