Recipes / 10621 - Fully Cooked Crispy Breaded Chicken Thigh / Southern Fried Chicken & Cheddar Grits

 

 

Southern Fried Chicken & Cheddar Grits

Using: Reuven Fully Cooked Crispy Breaded Chicken Thigh (Product Code 10621)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serves:

Prep & Cook Time:

 

6

35 minutes

 

 
 

Ingredients

 

 

 

 

Cheddar Grits:

2 cups (500 ml) 2% milk

2 cups (500 ml) water

1 1/2 tsp (8 ml) salt

1 cup (250 ml) coarse ground cornmeal

1/2 tsp (3 ml) black pepper

2 tbsp (30 ml) unsalted butter

2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil

1/4 cup (60 ml) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

1/2 cup (125 ml) corn kernels

 

Assembly:

6 Reuven Fully Cooked Crispy Breaded Chicken Thighs (Product Code 10621)
6 fried eggs, sunny side up.
1/4 cup (60 ml) tomatoes, diced
2 tbsp (30 ml) chives, sliced
3 tbsp. (45 ml) honey

 

 

 
 

Preparation Instructions

 

Cheddar Grits: Bring milk, water and salt to a boil over high heat in a 4 quart saucepan. Slowly add cornmeal, steady stream and whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low and cover, whisk ever 3-4 minutes to prevent lumps. Cook mixture for 22 minutes or until creamy. Remove from heat, add pepper, butter, olive oil; stir until butter is melted. Gradually whisk in cheese and corn kernels.

 

Assembly: Prepare Crispy Breaded Chicken Thighs according to package directions. Divide cheddar grits among 6 plates, top each serving of grits with 1 crispy breaded chicken thigh and 1 fried egg. Garnish with diced tomatoes, chives and a drizzle of honey.

 
 

Nutrition Info.

 


1 serving 

Calories: ............................ 515
Protein: ............................ 27 g
Fat: .................................... 26 g 
Carbohydrate: ................. 46 g
Fibre: ................................... 3 g
Sugar: ................................ 14 g
Cholesterol: ............... 258 mg
Sodium: ...................... 689 mg