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Savory Country Captain

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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