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Oven Fried Chicken In Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Chicken parts 4 (or quarters)
  Flour 1⁄2 Ounce
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Eggs 2
  Breadcrumbs 6 Tablespoon
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
For tomato sauce
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Onion 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Tomatoes 3⁄4 Can (7.5 oz) (1 small tin)
  Stock 1 Pint
  Chopped mixed herbs 1 Tablespoon
  Peppercorns 6
  Lemon rind strip 1
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Crush the garlic and finely chop the onions.
2) Butter an ovenproof dish.

MAKING
3) Season the flour with salt and pepper and paprika, roll chicken pieces in that and brush thoroughly with beaten egg and roll in dried breadcrumbs.
4) Put chicken in the ovenproof dish.
5) Pour melted butter over chicken, put into oven and cook for 30-35 minutes, or until pieces are crisp and brown.
6) Meanwhile, make tomato sauce: Melt butter, cook onion and garlic until golden.
7) Sprinkle in flour and add tomato puree, tinned tomatoes and stock. 8) Boil the stock; simmer for 20 minutes adding herbs, peppercorns, lemon rind and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
9) Strain sauce and add sugar. Season to taste.

SERVING
10) Serve the chicken very hot with sauce and rice or mashed potatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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