It’s July. When you think of July, what comes to mind?

Summer.

BBQ.

Fun.

But one does not think of getting sick in July. And here I sit on a gorgeous day. Stuffy nose. Fever. Sore throat. In bed. Sipping hot soup. I can’t even fathom how this happens. But I am on my way to some sort of normal. Lots of fluids. Lots of vitamin C.

…and when necessary, comfort food.

I wanted Fried Chicken.

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Within Reason of course.

Feeling sick, standing over the stove frying chicken isn’t the best thing. I opted to oven fry the chicken. (I sometimes keep a stash of boxed oven fry chicken mix for days like this. Found in the bread aisle or in my moms kitchen)

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It’s the simplest method. Bread the chicken and bake at 425 for 70-90 minutes  or until the chicken is cooked.

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The chicken is crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside. Like fried chicken minus all the oil.

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I added some broccoli to a boxed mac and cheese for volume. And some oven fried chicken.

Leftovers rule!

Back to soup for now.

Have a happy and healthy day kiddos!

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