Chicken A La King Recipe

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Summary

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Ingredients

 Stewing chicken8 Pound, cut in pieces
 Celery stalks2
 Onion1 , quartered
 Carrot1 , quartered
 Peppercorns4
 Whole allspice2
 Bay leaf1
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Chicken fat/Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chicken broth5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Chopped celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped pimento1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon

Directions

To Prepare Chicken: Cook chicken in water to cover.
Add celery, onion, carrot, peppercorns, allspice, bay leaf and salt.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 hours or until chicken is tender.
Remove vegetables.
Allow chicken to cool in broth.
Remove chicken; spoon off excess fat; strain broth.
Remove skin and bones from meat.
Cut meat into 1-inch pieces.
Melt fat; add flour and stir until smooth.
Gradually add chicken broth and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Add chicken and remaining ingredients.
Simmer 5 minutes.
Pack hot into hot jars, leaving 1-inch head space.
Remove air bubbles.
Adjust caps.
Process pints 1 hour and 5 minutes, quarts 1 hour and 15 minutes at 10 pounds pressure.
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