1 whole chicken or any combo of chicken pieces
1 to 2 c. of flour for coating
Salt and pepper to taste
4 tbsp. butter
4 tbsp. Crisco
2 beaten eggs
Wash and dry chicken parts. Combine salt, pepper, and flour and coat chicken. Dip each piece in egg mixture and brown each side in hot, melted shortening and butter. Lower heat and cook for about 15 minutes more on each side. Use heavy iron or aluminum frypan if possible.
Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Pour all but 3 tablespoons of fat from pan and return to heat. Add 3 tablespoons flour to pan and stir with fat until lightly browned. Add 2 cups of milk and some parsley or parsley flakes and cook on medium heat until thick. Put in gravy boat and serve with the chicken that you have arranged on a platter.