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southern style chicken in a biscuit

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

It's not on my diet! You'll probably have to eat it with a fork and knife, but so tasty!

yield 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For southern style chicken in a biscuit

  • 4
    biscuits, homemade or store-bought, whichever you prefer
  • 1
    boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 c
    cream or milk gravy from package or homemade

How To Make southern style chicken in a biscuit

  • 1
    Preheat oven and begin baking biscuits according to recipe or package directions.
  • 2
    Butterfly chicken breasts and slice in half. Then slice in half again crosswise to make 4 pieces.
  • 3
    Pound out chicken into even pieces and about 1/2 inch thickness. Sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste.
  • 4
    Heat 1 inch of hot oil in a deep skillet over medium high heat.
  • 5
    While oil is heating, mix together milk and egg and pour into a shallow dish. Set aside.
  • 6
    Mix together flour, salt, pepper and seasonings in a shallow dish with a wire whisk.
  • 7
    Dip chicken in flour and then in milk mixture, then back into flour.
  • 8
    fry in hot oil about 3-4 minutes per side until golden and crispy. Drain on paper towels or wire rack. Keep warm.
  • 9
    mix up gravy according to recipe or package directions.
  • 10
    To assemble sandwich, halve & butter biscuit and place chicken on bottom half. Ladel 1/4 cup of cream gravy over the top of chicken and place top half of biscuit.
  • 11
    Serve up a delicious breakfast!