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Tagine

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer 2 , cut up
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 Medium, chopped
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stuffed green olives 1 Bottle (1 l), drained and sliced (1 Jar)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Bulgur 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon wedges 6 (Thin Wedges)
Directions

Wash the chicken pieces; pat dry.
Brown, a few pieces at a time, in butter or margarine in a heavy kettle or Dutch oven; remove all from kettle.
Stir onions into drippings in kettle; saute until soft.
Stir in salt, ginger, paprika, pepper and 1 cup water.
Return chicken; cover.
Simmer, basting several times with liquid in kettle, 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
While chicken simmers, combine sliced olives with water to cover in a small saucepan; heat to boiling; drain.
Keep hot for Step later stage.
Remove chicken from the kettle; keep hot.
Pour liquid into a 2 cup measure; let stand about 1 minute, or until fat rises to top, then skim off.
Add water to liquid, if needed, to make 1 1/2 cups; return to kettle; heat to boiling.
Blend flour and 1/4 cup water until smooth in a cup; stir into boiling liquid.
Cook, stirring constantly, until gravy thickens and boils 1 minute.
When ready to serve, combine olives with Bulgar; spoon onto a heated serving platter; arrange chicken on top; sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Arrange lemon wedges, petal fashion, in center.
Pass gravy separately.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
18

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