Apple Cider Chicken
|Broiler fryer chicken||1 , cut in serving pieces|
|Salad oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Small, sliced and separated into rings|
|Garlic||1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), minced|
|Instant chicken broth||1 Tablespoon|
|Apple cider||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
Wash chicken pieces; pat dry.
Shake, a few at a time, in 4 tablespoons of the flour in a paper bag to coat well. (Save remaining flour for sauce in later stage.)
Brown chicken slowly in salad oil in a large frying pan; remove from pan and set aside for later stage.
Stir onion and garlic into drippings in pan; saute just until soft.
Blend in saved 2 tablespoons flour, chicken broth, salt and pepper; cook, stirring all the time, just until mixture bubbles.
Stir in cider, water, catsup and lemon rind; continue cooking and stirring until sauce thickens and boils 1 minute.
Return chicken to pan; cover.
Simmer 45 minutes or until tender.