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Classic Chicken Fricassee

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Ingredients
  Ready to cook roasting chicken 3 Pound (1.4 Kilogram)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Carrots 8 Ounce, peeled and thinly sliced (225 Gram)
  Vegetable oil 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Plain flour 45 Milliliter (3 Level Tablespoon)
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Chopped fresh coriander 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Canned chickpeas 15 Ounce (425 Gram)
  Chopped fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Place the chicken breast side down in a 2.3 litre (4 pint) microwave dish and spread it with the butter. Next, sprinkle it with pepper.
2. Cover the chicken loosely with greaseproof paper and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes per 450 g (1 lb); leave it to stand for 15 minutes.
3. Cut all the flesh off the bone and divide it into pieces. Reserve the skin and bones for stock, if wished.
4. Place the carrots in a casserole dish with the oil. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.
5. Stir in the flour, followed by the stock, the seasonings and the coriander leaves. Add the chicken and the drained chick-peas, stirring well to mix.
6. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes, then stir well. Re-cover and microwave on HIGH for a further 4 minutes.
7. Leave the chicken to stand for 5 minutes. Adjust the seasoning, garnish with fresh coriander and serve.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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