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Chicken Tam O Shanter

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  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Whole fryer chicken 1 , cut into serving portions
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Scotch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), warmed (Red Jonnie Walker)
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Or Bouillon)
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. In a large casserole or skillet, heat the oil and the butter.
2. Add the chicken pieces, a few at a time and fry them until evenly browned.
3. Remove the chicken to a platter and fry remaining pieces. Keep the chicken aside.
4. Add the onion, and mushrooms to the fat in the casserole and fry them till tender and golden.
5. Return the chicken to the casserole.
6. Add the warmed alcohol to the casserole, stirring to dislodge the browned bits.
7. Carefully ignite and allow the flames to die down.
8. Pour in the broth.
9. Reduce the heat, cover pan
10. Simmer chicken for 40 to 45 minutes until the chicken is tender.
11. Remove the tender chicken pieces to a serving platter or casserole.
12. Add the sour cream and seasonings to the cooking liquid and heat through on a low flame.

13. Pour the sauce over the chicken pieces and serve immediately with rice or pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 730 Calories from Fat 487

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.6%

Saturated Fat 18.4 g92.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 218.2 mg72.7%

Sodium 324.3 mg13.5%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 48 g96.5%

Vitamin A 13.9% Vitamin C 10.4%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Tam O Shanter Recipe