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Chicken with Country Gravy Recipe

Chicken with Country Gravy Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash each seasoned salt, garlic powder, salt and pepper
  • 2 chicken leg quarters
  • GRAVY:
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon pepper


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Carefully place chicken, skin side down, in hot skillet. Bake, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°-175°. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. Transfer 1 tablespoon of drippings from the skillet to a small saucepan; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in the milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 679 calories, 51g fat (17g saturated fat), 149mg cholesterol, 630mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein.

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theresahill User ID: 6140480 261913
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2017

"So good! This is a keeper for our family. The chicken has great flavor and we even put the gravy on our mashed potatoes."

dawnrosanne User ID: 1014810 234850
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2015

"Fabulous! I omitted the gravy just to cut down on fat and calories. I also did not have any cornflakes on hand, so I used crunched up ritz crackers. The chicken turned out moist and delicious!"

rllewis7 User ID: 7124309 86634
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2014

"quick and easy recipe, full of flavor. There was not quite enough drippings for the gravy; however, butter was an easy substitution."

cabsabo User ID: 6631234 86625
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

"I made this recipe for 4 servings and my family wanted more :)

Going to make this recipe again without a doubt."

eebiesgirl User ID: 4015203 209767
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2009


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