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Chicken In The Garden

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer 1 , quartered
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Dried tarragon 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Small new potatoes 1 Pound, pared
  Snipped chives 2 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Celery pieces 2 Cup (32 tbs), diagonally cut
  Asparagus 1 Pound
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Sprinkle chicken on both sides with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon tarragon.
Heat butter or margarine in large skillet; add chicken, skin side down, and brown slowly; turn, and brown other side.
Transfer the chicken to a shallow 3 or 4 quart casserole.
Add potatoes to the butter in skillet; cook slowly over low heat for about 5 minutes and add to casserole.
Sprinkle chicken and potatoes with chives, parsley and drippings from skillet.
Cover tightly with casserole lid or aluminum foil.
Bake in 375° oven 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and remove cover.
Add celery pieces and asparagus.
Sprinkle vegetables with remaining 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon tarragon; spoon juices in casserole over asparagus and celery.
Drizzle with lemon juice.
Cover tightly and bake 30 minutes longer, or until chicken and vegetables are tender; baste occasionally with the juices in the casserole.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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