• 57 Ratings

What sets this fried chicken apart from the typical recipe is that milk is added after partially cooking the chicken so the pieces simmer rather than fry.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
55 mins
Servings:
6
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Maryland Fried Chicken with Creamy Gravy

Ingredients

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  • In a small bowl combine the egg and the 3 tablespoons milk. In a shallow bowl combine crushed crackers, thyme, paprika, and pepper. Dip chicken pieces, 1 at a time, in egg mixture; roll in cracker mixture.

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  • In a large skillet brown chicken in hot oil over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain well.

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  • Add the 1 cup milk to skillet. Heat just to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover tightly. Cook for 35 minutes. Uncover; cook about 10 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F for breasts; 180 degrees F for thighs and drumsticks). Transfer chicken to a serving platter, reserving drippings for gravy. Cover chicken and keep warm. Prepare Creamy Gravy. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Maryland Fried Chicken with Creamy Gravy)

404 calories; total fat 20g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 4g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 131mg; sodium 423mg; potassium 414mg; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 1g; sugar 6g; protein 35g; vitamin a 389IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 8mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 40mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 172mg; iron 3mg.

Creamy Gravy

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  • Skim fat from drippings. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the drippings in skillet. In a screw-top jar combine milk, all-purpose flour, salt, and black pepper; cover and shake until well combined. Add to skillet. Stir in an additional milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. (If desired, thin with additional milk.) Makes about 1-3/4 cups.

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Reviews

57 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 13
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