GRANDMOMS SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN WITH MILK GRAVY
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp. pepper
- 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp. paprika
- 2 broiler fryer chickens (3 3 1/3 lb. each) cut up
- 1 c. shortening
- Milk Gravy Ingredients:
- 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. pepper
- 1 c. milk
- 1 c. water
- 1/8 tsp. browning sauce (optional)
- Fresh oregano (optional)
In a medium bowl, beat eggs and milk.
In another bowl, combine flour and seasonings. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then in flour mixture.
Melt shortening in hicken Fryer; brown chicken on both sides.
Cover and cook over low heat for 45 minutes or until juices run clear.
Remove chicken from fryer; keep warm.
Reserve ¼ cup drippings in fryer for gravy.
To make gravy, stir flour, salt and pepper into reserved drippings in fryer.
Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until browned.
Combine milk and water; add to fryer.
Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Add browning sauce if desired.
Serve gravy with chicken.
Garnish with oregano.