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Smothered Chicken and Gravy

smothered chicken and gravy Entree Southern
Smothered Chicken and Gravy
  • Prep 55 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 4

Here's a real southern specialty. Just add some warm-from-the-oven biscuits and smother your family with a large platter of seconds.

Updated November 1, 2010
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3- to 3 1/2-pound cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
  • 3/4
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/2
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2
    medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 3
    green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3/4
    cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/3
    cup soy sauce
  • 3 1/2
    cups hot water
  • 1
    teaspoon onion powder

Steps

  • 1
    In deep 12-inch skillet, heat oil over low heat 5 minutes. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; place in hot skillet. Cover chicken with yellow and green onions. Increase heat to medium. Cook 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 or Dutch oven; set aside.
  • 2
    Continue heating skillet over low heat. In medium bowl, stir flour, soy sauce, 2 cups of the hot water and the onion powder with wire whisk or fork until smooth.
  • 3
    In hot skillet, cook flour mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly with wire whisk or fork, until mixture boils and thickens. Gradually stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups hot water until smooth.
  • 4
    Pour gravy over chicken in large pot. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. (Gravy may stick to pot.)

  • Watching your salt intake? To reduce some of the salt in this dish, use reduced-sodium soy sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
505
Calories from Fat
245
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Cholesterol
130mg
0%
Sodium
1780mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
44g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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