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Country Captain

No recipe image available.A delicious version of this classic braised chicken dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (3-pound) broiler-fryer chicken, cut up
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 large onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 (16-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon chicken base or bouillon granules
1/4 cup raisins
1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds
Cooked rice as accompaniment

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Coat chicken with flour.
  3. Heat oil in skillet and cook chicken over medium heat until brown, about 15 to 20 minutes. Place chicken in ungreased casserole.
  4. Drain fat from skillet. Add curry, thyme, black pepper, onion, green pepper, garlic, tomatoes and chicken base or bouillon granules to skillet. Break up tomato, heat until boiling and stir frequently. Pour over chicken. Cover and bake until thickest piece of chicken is done, about 40 minutes.
  5. Add raisins and bake another 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with almonds and serve with rice.

Makes 8 servings.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with grated fresh coconut and chutney, if desired.