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Pot Roasted Chicken Garnie

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Ingredients
  Roasting chicken 4 1⁄2 Pound, cleaned (1 Piece)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chicken giblets 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Carrots 8 Small
  Boiling onions 8 Small
  Potatoes 8 Small
  Canned pitted california ripe olives 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained
  Ripe olives 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White table wine/Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon cube 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Season body and neck cavities of chicken with salt and pepper.
2) Hook wing tips onto back and tie chicken.
3) Cut giblets.
4) Skin and chop onion.
5) Grate carrots and then skin boiling onions and potatoes and keep them aside.

MAKING
6) Soften potatoes in boiling salted water and drain well, when done.
7) In a Dutch oven or heavy saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter and slowly brown chicken in it, tossing carefully.
8) Take off the chicken from pan and stir in giblets and chopped onion.
9) Top the giblet-onion mixture with chicken and then simmer the mixture, covered for 30 minutes.
10) Remove the lid and mix in carrots, boiling onions and olives.
11) Cook, covered for 30 minutes more until vegetables are soft.

FINALIZING
12) In the meantime, in a saucepan, melt remaining butter and brown potatoes slowly in it, tossing often.
13) To a heated serving dish, transfer the cooked chicken, carrots, onions and olives and then add in potatoes, collecting the liquid from chicken in saucepan.
14) Make a smooth paste by blending together cornstarch and water.
15) Pour wine, chicken bouillon cube and cornstarch paste to the chicken liquid and thicken the sauce by stir cooking.

SERVING
16) Serve the chicken and vegetables hot with the sauce poured over.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet
Servings: 
16

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