Chicken with Rice and Gravy

Chicken with Rice and Gravy

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"Chicken breasts are seasoned and fried, then served with rice and a creamy gravy. A family original, my family members request this all the time!!"

Ingredients

45 m servings 659 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 659 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 98g
  • 32%
  • Protein:
  • 37.2 g
  • 74%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 579 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place rice in a saucepan with 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Prepare chicken while the rice is cooking.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, paprika, and thyme. Use a finger to grind the thyme to a powder in the palm of your hand before adding. Coat the chicken breasts in the flour mixture. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the flour mixture for the gravy.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken in the skillet, and cook for about 10 minutes on each side, until the chicken is golden brown, and the juices run clear. Remove chicken from the pan, leaving the drippings and crusty bits in.
  4. Whisk together 3/4 cup water, 2 tablespoons of the flour mixture, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Whisk into the skillet, scraping the browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly. Add additional water 1 tablespoon at a time if the gravy is too thick. Serve chicken alongside rice topped with gravy.
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My family absolutely loved this dish. The only changes I made were to use chicken broth in place of the water and added more pepper. Otherwise I feel the gravy would have been a bit bland. Pe...

YUM! I just have to say that I am HORRIBLE at #1 frying foods & #2 making gravy, however, this was a SUCCESS! I LOVED the fact that there was no egg (lil' guy is allergic) and the whole preper...

Wow! I tried something new and I like it! I have never made gravy this way and it was easier than expected. The chicken tasted really juicy too. The only downside is having to wait for the chick...