Chicken pox? Absolutely not...

Irisa Raina 9


I do make a lot of chicken dishes, and I am always trying to re-invent the bird.

This is just another one of those dishes!

I would have had more pictures but my batteries died.

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Deep Fry


4 chicken thighs { skin on bone in }
2 cans vernors ginger ale
1 orange { cut in ½ and juice squeezed into the pot and add the 1/2s }
3 green onions { sliced }
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 to 1 & ½ tablespoons flour
1 to 1 & ½ tablespoon unsalted butter


1 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon chipotle seasonings
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


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1In a sauce pot put the ginger ale, orange, salt and green onions, and bring it to a boil, then add the chicken, cover and turn it down to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken off, remove the cover and let it cool in the broth.

2When it is cool put the chicken in a container, broth and orange too! Put it in the refrigerator overnight.

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3Then the next day { when you are ready to cook it } skim any fat that has collected on the top of the liquid and then discard the oranges.

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4Remove the chicken and wrap it in several layers of paper towels to absorb the wetness on the chicken.


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6Mix the flour with the chipotle seasoning, salt and pepper. Dredge the chicken in the flour and shake off any excess.

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7Once you bread the chicken, let it sit out on a cooling rack for 30 minutes to set the flour. Then shake it in the flour again!

8Fry in oil till the chicken is completely cooked { this will depend on how big your chicken pieces are }.


10Put the butter and flour in a sauce pan and cook it on low { you’re making a roux } whisking it till it gets to the medium dark brown stage and then add the jelled broth to it and bring it up to a boil. Keep whisking it and as soon as it starts to thicken, turn it down and continue to cook it for about 10 minutes on low. Check the gravy for seasonings {salt and pepper}.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Gravies
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American