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Recipe for Country Fried Chicken from the Cast Iron section.

Country Fried Chicken

1 chicken, cut up
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Crisco shortening 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Leave skin on chicken; salt and pepper to taste. Dip chicken into buttermilk and roll in flour to coat meat well.

In a large cast iron skillet, heat shortening medium hot and lay each piece close together; brown well on both sides uncovered. Cover and turn heat down to low. Cook 40 minutes or until tender.

Remove cover and continue to brown a few minutes. The chicken will be rather soft but a bit crunchy also.

Be sure to make chicken gravy in the drippings where chicken was fried. Add 1/4 cup flour, then pepper and salt to taste. Add equal amounts of sweet milk and water until gravy thickens.

We hope you enjoy your freshly made Country Fried Chicken. This recipe came from Cast Iron's, if you'd liked this recipe, there may be many others you'll find delicious as well.
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