Oven Fried Chicken In Tomato Sauce

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Jan. 10, 2012


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



1) Crush the garlic and finely chop the onions.

2) Butter an ovenproof dish.


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.


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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 65 Minutes
Ready In: 65 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2009Calories from Fat 958

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.2%

Saturated Fat 55 g275%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2003 mg83.46%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.3%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 22 g

Protein 166 g332%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet