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Ingredients

Tomato Sauce:
Chicken:

Directions

Sauce:
  • Combine tomato sauce, salt, oregano, black pepper, red-pepper flakes and thyme in small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce to medium; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

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Chicken:
  • Meanwhile, lightly beat together the eggs and water in a plate. Spread the flour on a piece of waxed paper. Mix bread crumbs, Parmesan, salt and pepper on another piece of waxed paper.

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  • Coat each piece of chicken in flour, dip in egg mixture and then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on large piece of clean waxed paper.

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  • Place 3/4 cup vegetable shortening in each of two 8-inch cast-iron or other heavy skillets. Heat over medium-high heat until shortening reaches about 360 degrees F. If shortening begins to smoke, reduce heat.

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  • Carefully place about 6 pieces of chicken in each skillet. Cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Move cooked chicken to paper towels to drain. Cook remaining chicken.

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  • Serve chicken with warmed Tomato Sauce, french fries and prepared cole slaw, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

390 calories; total fat 23g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 137mg; sodium 841mg; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 1g; protein 29g.

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