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Chicken Maryland | cheesy, and decadent. Chicken Maryland is a culinary delight.

chicken maryland

Chicken Maryland or Maryland chicken is a historic dish associated with the U.S. state of Maryland, but has other meanings from other nations. In its home base, the food dish consists of fried chicken served with a cream gravy.[1] It is traditionally garnished with bananas, which were historically one of Baltimore’s leading imports.

Course Main course
Region or state Maryland
Main ingredients Fried chicken, cream gravy


  • 1 chicken, quartered
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ tablespoon celery seed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup clarified butter or oil

Step 1: Place flour in a bowl. Mix egg and water in a separate bowl. Mix bread crumbs, celery seed, salt and pepper in a third bowl. Dredge chicken pieces in flour first, then the egg mixture, then the bread crumbs.

Step 2: Fry chicken in hot oil until internal temperature is 165 degrees (read with a food thermometer) or until juices run clear when pierced with a fork.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup cream
  •  1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons horseradish
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 banana peeled and sliced in half, then halved lengthwise
  • 4 slices of bacon

Step 1: Melt the butter in a sauce pot and add the flour. When heated through, add the cream and bring to a simmer. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Add vinegar, mustard powder and horseradish. Simmer for a few minutes more. Season to taste.

Step 2: Cook banana in hot buttered pan until browned. Fry bacon until crisp. Serve the chicken with warm bacon slices and bananas, and ladle sauce around the chicken.

What is the size of Chicken Maryland?

The average size of one chicken maryland is approximately 330 gm and the weight price is $6.65 per 330 gm.

Is Chicken Maryland same as chicken thigh?

The juicy thigh meat is from the top part of the chicken leg. The meat is firmer and can be cooked for longer, making them ideal for casseroles, bakes, or sliced for stir-fries or kebabs. Chicken Maryland is the thigh with the drumstick attached and is ideal for roasting or cooking on the barbecue.

Does Chicken Maryland have bones?

The Chicken Maryland refers to the cut which includes the whole drumstick and the thigh – skin on and bone in. It is a terrific inexpensive cut that gives maximum flavour.

How many chicken marylands in a kilo?

You will receive approx. 3 – 4 chicken marylands per kg

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