|Broiler fryer chicken||3 Pound, cut up (1 Piece)|
|Onion salt||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ketchup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Prepared mustard||2 Tablespoon|
|Curry powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Water||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
1. Sprinkle chicken evenly with a mixture of the onion salt and pepper.
2. Heat the shortening in a large heavy skillet. Place chicken pieces, skin side down, in skillet and brown all sides.
3. Blend ketchup, soy sauce, mustard, curry powder, and water; add bay leaves. Pour mixture over chicken. Cover and cook over low heat until chicken is tender, about 45 minutes. Remove chicken to a warm serving platter.
4. If sauce is thick, add about 1 cup water and bring to boiling. Stirring constantly, gradually add a blend of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water. Bring to boiling; cook and stir until thickened.