Amish Recipes

Amish Oven Fried Chicken with Gravy



  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram, dried
  • 8 or 9 chicken pieces - legs, thighs, breasts

Cream Gravy

  • 1/4 cup pan drippings
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Chicken: Place oil and butter in a shallow cooking pan (such as a jelly roll pan) and put in a 375 degree F oven to melt. Remove from oven.
  2. In a large paper sack or bowl combine flour and seasonings.
  3. Roll a few pieces of chicken in oil and butter mixture, then shake them in sack to cover or roll in mixture in bowl.
  4. Place chicken in pan with remaining oil butter mixture skin side down.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes.
  6. Turn it over and bake 5 - 10 minutes longer -until top crust begins to bubble.
  7. Cream Gravy: Blend 1/4 cup drippings from pan and flour in skillet over medium heat.
  8. Gradually stir in milk and cook, stirring constantly until mixture is smooth and thickened.
  9. Stir in parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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