Southern Chicken Patties

Barbara Eaton


I don't remember where I originally found this recipe, however, it was one I used a lot as a young bride in 1962. My recipe card is so faded (written in pencil, or course at that time), that I need to get it on here before I really can't read it anymore. Enjoy!


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15 Min


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1/3 c
butter, melted
1/2 c
2 1/4 c
2 c
cooked chicken, diced or shredded
1/2 c
crackers, crushed
2 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp
salt (or onion salt if preferred)
dash of pepper
egg, slightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water
1 c
cracker crumbs
1/2 lb
velvetta style cheese
oil for frying

How to Make Southern Chicken Patties


  • 1Combine butter, flour and 1 3/4 cups milk in saucepan over medium heat stirring until thickened, creating a cream sauce.
  • 2Combine chicken, crushed crackers, parsley, salt, pepper, egg and 1 cup of cream sauce.
  • 3Chill.
  • 4Shape into 8 patties and coat with cracker crumbs.
  • 5Fry in hot oil (375 Degrees) until golden brown.
  • 6Blend 1/2 cup milk with remaining cream sauce and heat.
  • 7Add cheese and stir until melted.
  • 8Spoon cheese sauce over patties and serve.

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About Southern Chicken Patties

Course/Dish: Chicken

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