Mrs Wilkes Baked Buttermilk ChickenFrom lunasea 6 years ago
- 4 to 6 boneless, skinless chicken (can use bone-in chicken breasts, but remove skin and plan for longer cooking time - see below) shopping list
- 1 1/2 cups buttermilk shopping list
- 1/4 cup flour shopping list
- 1/2 tsp. salt shopping list
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper shopping list
- 1/4 cup butter (I prefer unsalted) shopping list
- 1 (10 1/2 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup shopping list
- parsley, for garnish shopping list
- Optional: shopping list
- Add 1/2 tsp. of cayenne pepper to flour dredge shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 425 F.
- Dip chicken in 1/2 cup of the buttermilk, then roll chicken in a mixture of flour, salt and pepper (and optional cayenne pepper).
- Melt butter in a 9" x 13" inch pan. (**NOTE: If I am using bone-in chicken, I add a tbsp. of olive oil for the longer baking time. It helps prevent the butter from burning and adds a nice extra flavor.)
- Place the dredged chicken in the pan, meat-side down.
- Bake uncovered for 30 minutes (1 hour for bone-in breasts). Turn the chicken over and bake for 15 minutes more.
- Combine the remaining 1 cup of buttermilk and the cream of mushroom soup.
- Pour over chicken and bake for 15 minutes more.
- Remove the chicken, place on a platter, and garnish with parsley. Serve with pan gravy.
- Our Suggestion: This gravy is so delicious that we sometimes double the gravy part of the recipe to make sure we have enough gravy to go over potatoes, biscuits - or just to drink from a martini glass. Okay, maybe nix that last idea.....but you could. It's that good. Really. There's no such thing as having too much gravy. That's our motto anyway. Enjoy.
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Love that cook book! This is a delicious recipe! :)rosemaryblue in CollegeTown loved it
Another great post,saving this to enjoy in the near future,thanks for sharing...robertg in loved it
I can relate well to this dish Lunasea, I've been to Mrs. Wilkes Boarding House many times. The food is soooooo good, love the way you sit and eat with people from all over at family set tables. Wish Mr.and Mrs Wilkes were still alive. I guess the ...morehenrie in Savannah loved it
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