Southern Fried Chicken with Milk Gravy

Total Time
1hr 35mins
35 mins
1 hr

This is truly one of our family's oldest and dearest recipes. Great for a Sunday dinner.

Skip to Next Recipe




  1. In a medium bowl beat milk and eggs.
  2. In another bowl, combine seasonings and flour.
  3. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture and then in flour mixture.
  4. Melt shortening in 12" iron skillet.
  5. Brown chicken on both sides, cover and cook over low heat for 45 minutes or until juices run clear.
  6. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm, reserving 1/4 cup drippings for gravy Gravy: Stir flour, salt and pepper into reserved drippings.
  7. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until browned.
  8. Combine milk and water; add to skillet.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Boil and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  11. Add browning sauce if desired.
  12. Serve gravy with chicken and garnish with oregano.