Keep in mind this recipe for Amish chicken is intended for serving at an Amish wedding meal. So, it's made in extra large quantities and is enough for an Amish wedding dinner and supper.
We suggest that if you would like to try it, you may want to consider scaling back the amounts or even just use the basic idea - unless, of course, you have a large family, are having a big party, or just want a huge amount!
140 lb. boneless chicken breast pieces
140 lb. boneless thighs
Pour 2 c. water in large roaster. Line roaster with wire rack or tin foil. Fill with fried chicken. Bake at 275° for 2 hours.
1 c. butter, browned
2 c. flour
1/2 Tbsp. Lemon pepper
2 qt. water
2 qt. chicken broth
2 pkg. gravy mix
5 slices Velveeta cheese
Make 4 batches for amount of chicken. Mix browned butter with flour. Add lemon pepper, water and chicken broth. Add gravy mix. Make according to directions on package. Add cheese. Melt into gravy and layer this with fried chicken pieces before you put them in the oven. Bake at 350° for 2 hours. This makes very moist chicken.
Either option makes for one great, great-big meal!
Enjoy this recipe? Want more? Amish Wedding Foods publishes a cookbook called The Amish Wedding Story & Cookbook with over 300 favorite Amish Recipes.
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