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Southern Fried Chicken

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Ingredients

2-1/2 to 3 pound chicken, cut up
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Salad oil

Instructions

Wash chicken and pat dry. Mix flour, salt, paprika and pepper. Heat 1/4 inch of oil in large skillet. Coat chicken with flour mixture. Cook chicken in oil at medium heat 15 to 20 minutes. Reduce heat, cover tightly and simmer 30 to 40 minutes or until thickest pieces are tender. If skillet cannot be tightly covered, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water. Turn chicken to assure even cooking. Remove cover for last five minutes to chrisp chicken. Makes four servings.

Diane Comins
Moline



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