Butter Crisp Chicken

  • Yield : 8
  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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A great recipe for baking chicken! Broiler-fryers, roasters, stewing/baking hens, capons and Rock Cornish hens are all chickens.


  • 1 frying chicken
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter for browning


Step 1

Melt 1/4 cup butter and 1/4 cup shortening set aside. Combine all the dry ingredients together; coat the chicken very well into the flour mixture.

Step 2

In a skillet, melt the remaining 1/4 cup butter and lightly brown the fryer pieces.

Step 3

Place the browned chicken in a casserole dish uncovered.

Step 4

In the pan you have just browned the chicken, pour the melted butter and shortening into the skillet and combine with the chicken drippings.

Step 5

Using half of this mixture baste the chicken; use the remaining mixture half-way through the cooking time.

Step 6

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.

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