Recipe courtesy of Team B Sales Kings

Southern Fried Chicken with Buttered Mashed Potatoes and Sauteed Peas and Tomatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

Southern Fried Chicken:

1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces

1 tablespoon poultry seasoning

2 eggs, whisked

3/4 cup milk

1 cup all-purpose flour

Vegetable oil, for frying

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Salt and freshly ground pepper 

Buttered Mashed Potatoes, recipe follows

Sauteed Peas and Tomatoes, recipe follows

Buttered Mashed Potatoes:

2 large white potatoes, peeled and cubed (recommended: Russets)

 2 tablespoons butter

Salt and pepper

 Salt and pepper

Sauteed Peas and Tomatoes:

1 1/2 cups fresh peas

 1 tablespoon butter

 1 cup diced tomatoes 

Directions

Southern Fried Chicken:

  1. Rub the chicken pieces on both sides with the poultry seasoning. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs and the milk together. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt and pepper. Dip the chicken in the egg and milk mixture, and then dredge the chicken in the flour mixture. 
  2. Heat enough oil to generously cover the bottom of a large, deep pan over medium-high heat. Fry the battered chicken until all sides are golden brown and the meat is cooked through. 
  3. Serve with Buttered Mashed Potatoes and Sauteed Peas and Tomatoes. 

Buttered Mashed Potatoes:

  1. In a large pot, add the potatoes and pour just enough water to fully cover the potatoes. Heat the water over high heat, until the water comes to a rolling boil. Boil the potatoes in water until they are tender and then drain. Place the potatoes back on the heat and stir until the steam dissipates. Add butter, salt and pepper to the pot and then mash together until they reach the desired consistency.

Sauteed Peas and Tomatoes:

  1. In a large pan, saute the peas in butter over medium heat until they are tender or for approximately 7 minutes. Add diced tomatoes to the skillet and continue to saute until all of the flavors combine.

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