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Country Captain

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The country captain is a curried chicken recipe prepared with vegetables and almonds. Cooked with currants and herbed with thyme, the country captain has almonds in it and makes a very savory and satisfying meal with rice.
  Chicken 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Curry powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Stewed tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Butter 5 Tablespoon
  Dried currants 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Green pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Blanched toasted almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed

Mix together flour, salt, and pepper.
Cut chicken in serving pieces and coat.
Heat 4 tablespoons of the butter in a large, heavy skillet until very hot.
Add chicken and brown well on both sides.
If all the fat is absorbed before chicken is browned, add remaining tablespoon of butter.
Remove chicken and set aside.
Add onion, green pepper, garlic, curry powder, and thyme to skillet and cook for a few minutes over a low heat, stirring in all the brown particles.
Then add the stewed tomatoes.
Put the chicken, skin side up, back into the skillet, cover, and cook slowly for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Last of all, stir in the currants.

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