Country Fried Chicken Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Spring chicken2 3⁄4 Pound (1 Chicken)
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Butter1⁄3
 Lard2⁄3
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Directions

GETTING READY
1. A day prior to cooking dress and joint the chickens.
2. In a large basin of cold salted water, soak the chicken for 1 hour.
3. 15 minutes before cooking, place chicken pieces over ice.
4. Preheat the oven to 300 degree F

MAKING
5. Dredge the chicken pieces with seasoned flour.
6. In a large skillet, or casserole, heat oil.
7. Brown the chicken nicely and season well.
8. Pour a little water and drizzle melted butter over the chicken pieces.
9. Transfer the browned chicken into the oven and roast for 1 to 1 ½ hours until crisp and brown. Turn the pieces occasionally and add water to prevent the chicken from drying.

SERVING
10. Serve the chicken with a gravy made using the scrapings left in the roasting pan
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