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Savory Country Captain

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frying chicken 1 , cut up
  Butter/Bacon fat 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Green pepper 1 Small, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crumbled dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Melt shortening in a large skillet.
Wash chicken and pat dry.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Fry chicken in hot shortening until golden brown.
Melt butter in a skillet and saute onion, pepper, garlic, and celery until golden brown.
Add tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes longer.
Add remaining ingredients.
Stir constantly and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Place chicken pieces in pan with sauce, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
Serve with rice and sprinkle with slivered toasted blanched almonds and currants if desired.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3948 Calories from Fat 2681

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 300 g460.9%

Saturated Fat 83.8 g419.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 953.6 mg317.9%

Sodium 3119.6 mg130%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.7%

Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.1%

Sugars 7.8 g

Protein 246 g492.7%

Vitamin A 146.5% Vitamin C 264.5%

Calcium 48.3% Iron 136.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Savory Country Captain Recipe