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2 lbs. chicken breast, sliced into strips.
Sauce: 4 eggs, 1/3 c. water, 1 cup Louisiana hot sauce (the strips are NOT spicy hot), 1 1/2 tsp salt, 1 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, 1/4 tsp garlic powder.
Dredging mix: 2 c. all purpose flour, 1 Tbsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt.
Dip chicken strips into sauce, then into flour mixture. Fry a few pieces at a time (depends on the size of your fryer) until they are done, takes about 4 or 5 minutes.
Country style Oven fried Chicken:
1 c. flour
2 tsp. garlic salt
2 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning
1/2 c. milk
1 egg, beaten
2 to 3 lb. chicken parts
In a large bowl combine the dry ingredients. In another bowl whisk together milk and egg. Roll chicken in flour mixture, then dip in egg mixture and roll again in flour mixture. Heat about 1/4 to 1/3 c. vegetable oil in a large skillet. Fry chicken in batches until golden brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. Put chicken in a large cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until juices run clear.
16 oz. cooked spaghetti, linguini, fettucini or angel hair pasta
Cook chicken in olive oil with garlic and salt and pepper. While chicken is cooking, melt cream cheese and butter together in saucepan. Stir until smooth. Stir in milk, Parmesan cheese and pepper. Pour chicken and juices over spaghetti in a serving dish, then top with sauce and sprinkle parsley on top.
Italian Salad dressing mix:
Stir all ingredients together.
To make dressing:
Shake, whisk or stir well.
Homemade Ranch dressing mix:
Combine all ingredients, store in airtight container in fridge. Use 1 Tbsp. for recipes calling for 1 pkt of ranch dressing mix.
Spaghetti Sauce mix:
Combine all ingredients and add to 15 oz. can of tomato sauce plus 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes. Cook until thick. May add browned sausage or ground beef, green peppers, olives, mushrooms, etc.....
Homemade Taco seasoning mix:
Mix together and use with 3/4 c. water to make taco meat. Can also substitute in any recipe calling for 1 pkt taco seasoning mix. Can add red pepper flakes if desired
Sweet French dressing (Catalina style)
Whisk all ingredients together until mixed well. Store in refrigerator.
Honey BBQ Sauce
Combine all ingredients in small saucepan over medium heat. Stor well and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Brown ground beef. Mix rest of ingredients together and add to browned meat. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes and serve on toasted buns.
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