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Spring Chicken Casserole

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  Chicken 2 1⁄2 Pound (1 Small Sized, About 1.1 Kilogram)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Onions 2 Medium, skinned and sliced
  Small carrots 12 Ounce, pared (350 Gram)
  Canned tomatoes 14 Ounce (1 Can, 396 Gram)
  Chicken stock 1 Pint (600 Milliliter)
  Flour 30 Milliliter (2 Level Tablespoon)
For the parsley dumplings
  Self raising flour 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Shredded suet 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Milliliter (1/4 Level Teaspoon)
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Chopped parsley 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Cold water 75 Milliliter (5 Tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Cut the chicken into eight pieces and remove the skin.
Fry the chicken pieces in the fat in the uncovered pressure cooker until they are well browned.
Remove the chicken and fry the onions until they are just golden.
Return the chicken to the cooker with the carrots, drained tomatoes (reserving the juice), stock and seasoning.
Put on the lid and bring to high (15 lb) pressure.
Cook for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, make the parsley dumplings by mixing the dry ingredients to a soft dough with the water.
Divide the dough into eight balls.
Reduce the cooker pressure quickly.
Bring the contents of the cooker to boiling point, uncovered and add the dumplings.
Put on the lid and lower the heat to allow the cooker to steam gently but steadily for 3 minutes.
Then increase the heat to bring to low (5 lb) pressure and cook a further 4 minutes.
Reduce pressure quickly.
Put the chicken, vegetables and dumplings in a deep casserole.
Blend theflour to a smooth cream with a little of the tomato juice and stir in some of the hot cooking liquid.
Add the mixture to the cooker and bring to the boil uncovered, stirring until the sauce thickens.
Pour the sauce over the chicken joints.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Spring, Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3884 Calories from Fat 1862

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g319.1%

Saturated Fat 78.7 g393.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 835.1 mg278.4%

Sodium 4571.3 mg190.5%

Total Carbohydrates 226 g75.4%

Dietary Fiber 28.8 g115.3%

Sugars 42.1 g

Protein 271 g541.4%

Vitamin A 1056.1% Vitamin C 161.3%

Calcium 89.6% Iron 148.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spring Chicken Casserole Recipe