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Grandmoms Southern Fried Chicken with Milk Gravy

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Ingredients You'll Need

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.

Serves 8

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