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Southern Sunday Chicken

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Southern fried chicken is a tradition here. I created this recipe as a substitute, and my husband thinks it's wonderful.
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  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • Hot cooked noodles


  1. In a large resealable bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Cut chicken pieces into thirds; place in the bag and shake to coat.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in butter on all sides; remove and keep warm. Add the onion, celery and mushrooms; cook until tender.
  3. Return chicken to the pan; add broth. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk flour and milk until smooth. Add to pan; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Serve with noodles.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 273 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

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