Tag Archives: Chicken

Chicken and Dumplings

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 chicken breast (with bone and skin)
  • water
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Place chicken and butter in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Boil on medium-high until chicken is done. Remove chicken, debone, and pull apart.

Return chicken to broth and set heat to medium.

Dumplings: Place flour in a large bowl and make a well in the middle. Add milk and vegetable oil. Mix to make a firm dough. Knead dough a few times until dough is no longer sticky. Add more flour, if necessary.

Roll out dough on a floured surface and cut into strips. Drop dough into broth. Stir frequently. More water may be added to make a larger quantity without diluting flavor. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Cook 10-15 minutes on low.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1 frying chicken, cut
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 11/2 salt and pepper
  • Cooking oil for frying

Place chicken in buttermilk, refrigerate for 1 hour

Combine flour salt and pepper

Drain chicken and toss or cover with flour mixture

Cover and simmer turning occasionally about 45 minutes or until juices run clear

Remove chicken and save 1/4 of dripping where chicken was cooked

Making the gravy:

Add to the drippings, flour until bubbly, add milk and water until thickened, add more water or milk if needed

Gravy:

  • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1-cup milk
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Crispy Country Fried Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 4 eggs mixed lightly
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 cups oil/shortening

You will need 3 shallow baking dishes

Iron Skillet (preferred)

large cookie sheet

In one dish pour your eggs, salt and pepper mixture

In another pour your flour mixture : add the garlic salt,

paprika and mix

the other: add milk, buttermilk, 1/2 tsp salt

The night before soak your chicken pcs in the buttermilk mixture

get to room temp and now you can begin.

take a piece of chicken, dread in your egg, then your flour then

put onto your baking sheet.

repeat till all pieces are covered and set aside.

Prepare you Iron skillet with oil, you will want to get it about 325 degrees.

put chicken in pan and let cook till golden brown on one side,

do not turn until you see golden brown, usually about 1/2 hr.

turn your chicken and let cook the other side same way.

use meat thermometer to check to see if chicken is done.

put onto either rack or paper towels to let grease drip.

Enjoy.

If you like your chicken a bit spicy, add some other spicy ingredients.