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Kotopoulo me Kapira (Fried Breaded Chicken)


  • 1 medium chicken cut in quarters
  • 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of grated cheese of choice
  • 2 fresh eggs
  • 2 tbsp of milk
  • 1/2 tsp of oregano
  • Olive oil or corn oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Gravy Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cubes of beef broth
  • 1 tsp full of butter
  • 1 tbsp of corn flour
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tbsp of dry sherry
  • Salt to taste
Fried Breaded Chicken

Fried Breaded Chicken


  • Wash all pieces of chicken, dry with paper towel and season with salt, pepper and oregano.
  • In a plate mix the grated cheese with the breadcrumbs.
  • In another plate beat the eggs with the milk until it becomes foamy.
  • Turn the chicken pieces into the flour first, dip them into the egg and then turn them into the breadcrumbs.
  • Fry them in low heat for about 20 minutes until they are golden brown.
  • Drain them and keep hot.
  • In the meantime in a small sauce pan heat the water to broil.
  • After it broils add the beef cubes, butter and the bay leaf.
  • In a cup with a little bit of water dissolve the corn flour.
  • Lower the heat and gradually pour the corn flour while stirring until the sauce becomes slightly thick.
  • Place in a gravy dish.
  • Serve chicken hot with gravy sauce.
  • Garnish with fried or mash potatoes and steamed or boiled vegetables.

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