Mom's Old Fashioned Fried Chicken

Mom's Old Fashioned Fried Chicken


"Wonderful fried chicken that has been in my family for years and years!"


1 h 5 m servings 1768 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1768 kcal
  • 88%
  • Fat:
  • 169.6 g
  • 261%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 42.4 g
  • 85%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 129 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 364 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put the flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder in a brown paper bag. One by one, coat the chicken parts with mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, fry the chicken in 1 inch of hot oil until golden brown. Remove the chicken from the pan and drain the oil.
  3. Put the chicken back into the pan and cover the pieces with cooking sherry. Cover the pan and reduce to simmer. Let simmer for 20 minutes. Serve.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I was skeptical...but this was great! Reminds me of a smothered/baked chicken. I would recommend salting the chicken before shaking it in the seasoned flour. Yummy!

I have never cooked fried chicken before. I was skeptical that this would turn out, but I was happily surprised. I fried chicken legs and I followed the recipe exactly. When the legs came out of...

This was AWESOME! Everyone I made it for said it was the best fried chicken they had ever eaten.

It came out soggy- will not use this recipe again

needed more oil than it says but good

Very Good!

I used this simple recipe with the sour cream recipe I found on here and I finally got it right. I used whole legs, next time I'll just use drumsticks. You are going to need more than a tablespo...

this is so good and so easy to make.

oil amount has to be wrong, i used about 1/2 inch of oil, coating was too moist for me so i cooked 10 min longer without lid, flavor was 5 stars. Will be better next time.