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verb (used with object), chick·en-fried, chick·en-fry·ing.
- to dip (meat, vegetables, etc.) in batter and fry, usually in deep fat: chicken-fried steak.
- food or a meal prepared in this way: He claims to do the best chicken-fry in Texas.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for chicken-fried
- (of meats, esp steak) coated in seasoned flour and pan-fried
- informal, oft derogatory variant of countrified Compare Southern-fried
sense 2 from chicken-fried steak, a popular dish of the Southern US
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