Chicken-in-a-Biscuit Fritters

  • Yield: servings


1cup milk
2-- eggs
2cups biscuit mix
2tablespoons snipped fresh chives
1/2cup cheddar cheese
1/4teaspoon jarred minced or pureed garlic
2cups finely chopped cooked rotisserie chicken
-- Vegetable oil
2tablespoons olive oil
1pound ground chicken
2teaspoons fennel seed
1teaspoon crushed red pepper flake
2tablespoons brown sugar
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon black pepper
2cups sliced Vidalia onion
1/4cup flour
2cups chicken broth
1/2cup heavy cream
3tablespoons snipped fresh chive for garnish


In a bowl, combine milk, eggs and biscuit mix. Stir in chives, cheese and garlic. Fold in chicken.

In a deep fryer or electric skillet of vegetable oil heated to 375 degrees, drop rounded spoons of dough. Fry until golden. Drain on rack over cookie sheet.

In a frying pan, heat olive oil. In a bowl, thoroughly combine chicken, fennel, crushed red pepper, brown sugar, salt and black pepper. Crumble into frying pan. Add onions and saute together until chicken is fully cooked and onions are translucent. Sprinkle with flour and cook another minute. Add broth, stirring contantly until thickened. Remove from heat and add cream.

Serve bowls of gravy with fritters, garnished with chives.