chicken fricasee

Chicken Fricasee

    Source: Health for Victory Club (WWII vintage)

    4-lb chicken, cut up as for frying
    3 tbsp enriched all-purpose flour
    2 cps milk
    salt, pepper

    Instructions

    1 - Season a small amount of the flour with salt and pepper.
    2 - Roll chicken in flour, as when frying
    3 - Place shortening in skillet and when hot, brown the chicken
    as you do when frying it. 4 - Remove the chicken to a casserole of deep baking dish.
    5 - Leave 4 tbsp of shortening in the skillet.
    6 - To this add 3 tbsp of flour and when well mixed add 2 cups
    of rich whole milk. 7 - Bring to a quick boil, then pour over the chicken and cover
    8 - Place in oven set at 350 degrees and cook until chicken is tender
    and the cream sauce has thickened. This usually requires 2 hours.

    Recipe amount - serves 8-10