Mary Land Fried Chicken Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
MethodMain Ingredient


 Egg1 , beaten
 Milk3 Tablespoon
 Finely crushed saltine crackers1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dried thyme1 Teaspoon, crushed
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Meaty chicken pieces3 Pound (Breasts, Thighs, And Drumsticks)
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cream gravy1 Cup (16 tbs)


1 In a small mixing bowl combine the egg and the 3 tablespoons milk. In a shallow bowl combine the crushed crackers, dried thyme, paprika, and pepper. Set aside.
2 Rinse chicken; pat dry with paper towels. Dip chicken pieces, 1 at a time, in egg mixture, then roll in cracker mixture.
3 In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes, turning occasionally to brown evenly. Drain well.
4 Add the 1 cup milk to skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover tightly. Cook for 35 minutes. Uncover; cook for 10 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; cover and keep warm. Prepare Cream Gravy. If desired, serve with mashed potatoes. If desired, garnish with fresh thyme.