Lip Smackin' Smothered Chicken

Now this is chicken! You can almost smell the aroma coming from the kitchen now!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
3/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/2
medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
3
green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup soy sauce
7
cups hot water
2
teaspoons onion powder

  • 1 Heat oil in deep 12-inch skillet over low heat 5 minutes. Sprinkle chicken with salt and 1/2 teaspoon of the black pepper; place in hot skillet. Cover chicken with yellow and green onions.
  • 2 Cook chicken over medium heat 10 minutes; turn chicken. Cook 10 minutes longer or until golden. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 minutes longer. Turn; cook 5 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet. Place in large pot (Dutch oven); set aside.
  • 3 Continue heating skillet over low heat. Stir together flour, 1/3 cup of the soy sauce and 4 cups of the hot water in medium bowl with wire whisk or fork until smooth.
  • 4 Cook flour mixture in hot skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly with wire whisk or fork, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in remaining water, 1 cup at a time, stirring after each addition, until smooth.
  • 5 Stir in remaining 1/3 cup soy sauce, the onion powder and remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Pour gravy over chicken in large pot. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. (Gravy may stick to pot.)

Expert Tips

Never thought to add soy sauce to your smothered chicken gravy? Soy sauce is the special touch that gives this recipe a richer gravy color and well-rounded flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
515
(
Calories from Fat
225 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25 g
25 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
125 mg
125 %;
Sodium
2330 mg
2330 %;
Total Carbohydrate
28 g
28 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
45 g
45 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
22%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.