How to make it

  • Fried Chicken
  • Wash and pat dry chicken
  • Brush with lemon juice
  • Sprinkle with garlic salt
  • Combine flour, bread crumbs, paprika, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper - mix well
  • Coat chicken lightly in bread crumb mix
  • Dip chicken in milk/cream
  • Recoat in bread crumb mix
  • Set on rack to dry for 15 minutes

  • Fry bacon in large skillet, remove and reserve for Bacon Gravy (don't forget to reserve 3 Tbs bacon grease for bacon gravy)

  • Add enough oil to bring bacon grease up to about 1/2-inch
  • Over medium heat, lighty brown chicken a few pieces at a time
  • When all is browned pour off half of grease
  • Return chicken to skillet, reduce heat, cover and cook for 20 minutes
  • Uncover and cook for another 10 - 15 minutes until done and crisp
  • Serve with bacon gravy

  • Bacon Gravy
  • Heat 3 Tbs bacon grease
  • Stir in flour
  • Cook and stir until weel blended and flour turns a light brown
  • Gradually stir in cream
  • Season with hot sauce and brandy
  • Bring to boil
  • Stir in fried, crumbled bacon
  • Remove from heat and serve

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  • capedread 5 years ago
    wow just what the doctor ordered,sounds quite yummy might have to freeze those steaks and get the chicken out ha ha
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  • choclytcandy 5 years ago
    yummy!
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  • rockyruby 6 years ago
    THIS SOUNDS SO GOOD...AND WHAT A GREAT CHANGE FOR NORMAL FRIED CHICKEN...CAN'T WAIT TO TRY THIS, THANKS!
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  • momo_55grandma 6 years ago
    I know this is good have made it thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Awesome dish, thanks for this post. Love the spice combo on the chicken....better than momma's but I won't tell.
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    " It was excellent "
    tnjazmyn ate it and said...
    From a girl who still fries everything in lard...this sounds divine! Yummm!
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    " It was excellent "
    redkitchen ate it and said...
    Oh yea! This is a Southener's dream recipe.
    Cream, fried, bacon grease....all the essentials for a true blue southern dish
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Bacon and chicken. Yes indeed.
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    sounds good! Yeah boyeeeee!
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  • mpierce 6 years ago
    Going to have to give this one a try. Thanks!!
    -Mark
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  • rosemaryblue 6 years ago
    Great recipe. Some kind of good! Bacon grease will "flat season-up" the oil for fryin' that chicken! Sometimes I just throw a couple of slices of bacon in with the chicken while it's cookin'! Thanks kindly for sharing. :)
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