Soul Smothered Chicken

Soul Smothered Chicken You can’t just go to any restaurant and get smothered chicken like you would if you went down to the urban neighborhoods in Houston. This meal of browned chicken in a savory chicken gravy sauce is best when served over a bed of white rice.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 1 hr

    TOTAL : 1 hr 15 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken pieces with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Dredge in 3/4 cup flour, place in the skillet, and brown on all sides. Set chicken aside, and drain skillet, reserving about 1 tablespoon butter.

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  • Reduce skillet heat to medium-low, and stir in onions, celery, garlic, and carrots. Cook 5 minutes, until tender. Stir in the flour, and cook 5 minutes more. Pour in the chicken broth, season with cayenne pepper, and remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low.

  • Return chicken to the skillet, cover, and continue cooking 30 minutes, until chicken juices run clear and gravy has thickened.

Per Serving: 372 calories; protein 19g; carbohydrates 21.7g; fat 23.1g; cholesterol 78.9mg; sodium 1471.3mg.