Best Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

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  1. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk. In another bowl, combine flour and seasonings. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then in flour mixture.
  2. In a large skillet; brown chicken in oil on both sides. Cover and cook the chicken over low heat for 45 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove chicken from the skillet; keep warm. Reserve 1/4 cup drippings in skillet.
  3. For gravy, stir in the flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until browned. Combine milk and water; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add browning sauce if desired. Serve with chicken. Garnish with oregano if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 845.18 Kcal (3539 kJ)
Calories from fat 326.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.32g 56%
Cholesterol 561.43mg 187%
Sodium 765.03mg 32%
Potassium 527.03mg 11%
Total Carbs 77.97g 26%
Sugars 1.75g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.09g 0%
Protein 44.21g 88%
Vitamin C 31.8mg 53%
Vitamin A 6mg 198%
Iron 12.2mg 68%
Calcium 73.4mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 193.96 Kcal (812 kJ)
Calories from fat 75.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.33g 56%
Cholesterol 128.84mg 187%
Sodium 175.56mg 32%
Potassium 120.95mg 11%
Total Carbs 17.89g 26%
Sugars 0.4g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.02g 0%
Protein 10.15g 88%
Vitamin C 7.3mg 53%
Vitamin A 1.4mg 198%
Iron 2.8mg 68%
Calcium 16.9mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.9
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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