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Lip Smackin' Smothered Chicken

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Lip Smackin' Smothered Chicken
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6
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Now this is chicken! You can almost smell the aroma coming from the kitchen now!
Updated Oct 1, 2006

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.)

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

515 Calories, 25 g Total Fat, 45 g Protein, 28 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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