Lip Smackin' Smothered Chicken

Lip Smackin' Smothered Chicken

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

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tablespoons vegetable oil
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
teaspoon black pepper
medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2
cups Gold MedalĀ® all-purpose flour
cup soy sauce
cups hot water
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.)
Makes 6 servings
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Did You Know...
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 515
    • (Calories from Fat 225 ),
  • Total Fat 25 g
    • (Saturated Fat 6 g,),
  • Cholesterol 125 mg;
  • Sodium 2330 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 45 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.