Amish Chicken Recipe Makes Own Gravy


The Amish chicken recipe is a classic dish that is known for its rich and flavorful gravy. This recipe is perfect for those who enjoy a hearty and comforting meal. The chicken is tender and juicy, and the homemade gravy adds a delicious touch to the dish. It is a perfect meal to enjoy with family and friends.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk


  1. In a shallow dish, mix together the flour, salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  2. Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour mixture, making sure to coat them evenly.
  3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  4. Add the chicken pieces to the skillet and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, add the diced onion and minced garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant.
  6. Add the chicken broth to the skillet and bring to a simmer.
  7. Return the chicken pieces to the skillet and cover. Cook for 1 hour, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  8. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  9. In a small bowl, whisk together the milk and remaining flour mixture until smooth.
  10. Add the milk mixture to the skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the gravy thickens.
  11. Return the chicken to the skillet and simmer for an additional 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.