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Fried Chicken, The Morning After (inspired by the other fried chicken thread)

since the "what do you put on your fried chicken?" thread seems to be popular, I thought I would ask a related question.

what do you do with your leftover fried chicken the next morning? Personally, since we don't make fried chicken without making a mess of gravy to go with it, I take some of the chicken off the bone, mix it with the leftover cream gravy, heat it up and eat it over biscuits. A good ole country boy breakfast!

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  1. I'm going to be in the weirdo category and say that I really like cold fried chicken. When my mom would fry chicken, she'd do a HUGE batch, and we'd enjoy it as picnic food, midnight snacks, and sometimes a sneaked breakfast.

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    1. re: pinehurst

      Nothing weird at all about liking cold fried chicken -- if you're going thru the hassle off makin proper fried chix, might as well make plenty. Now, pouring syrup on it....yeesh.

      1. re: rjbh20

        Don't knock it if you haven't tried it... especially if it's with hot sauce and waffles as well....

        1. re: acgold7

          I haven't tried pickle relish on ice cream either, and plan to keep it that way.

    2. Leftover fried chicken? What the hell's that?

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      1. re: Perilagu Khan

        That's just mean the person who "like" fried chicken, but does not understand "love". :D

      2. I usually just pop mine in toast oven the next day.

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        1. re: Chemicalkinetics

          As a kid I used to sneak a few pieces and hide them under my bed to be eaten cold (sort of) over the next few nights after lights out. Oh the taste of three day old fried chicken and 'dust-bunnies'.

          1. re: Puffin3

            <under my bed to be eaten cold (sort of) over the next few nights after lights out>

            You were training for wildlife survival at such a young age. :)

            1. re: Puffin3

              Heh heh. That's hilarious. Sounds like something my dad--the ultimate yardbird fiend--would have done.

          2. Most often-- eaten cold for breakfast while "standing in the fridge" with the door open.
            Never makes it to a plate.

            1. I usually like to heat it up in the toaster oven as well...drives off some extra oil and gets extra crisp and dark. Love it!