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Chicken And Pineapple Casserole

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer 2 , quartered
  Salt 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced pineapple in syrup 1 Can (10 oz)
  Yams in syrup 2 Can (20 oz)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant minced onion 2 Teaspoon
  Currant jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 8 (With Stems)
Directions

Sprinkle chicken quarters with 1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
Place skin side up in shallow 3 quart casserole.
Brush with melted butter or margarine.
Bake in moderate oven (375°) for 45 minutes.
While chicken is baking, prepare sauce.
Drain syrup from pineapple and yams into saucepan.
Add cornstarch, lemon juice, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, dry mustard, ginger and instant minced onion.
Stir until cornstarch is well blended.
Add currant jelly.
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
Remove from heat.
When chicken has baked for 45 minutes, remove from oven.
Add drained pineapple slices and yams.
Pour sauce over all.
Return to oven and bake 20 minutes longer, until chicken is tender.
Serve garnished with maraschino cherries.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
10

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