Chicken Fricassee Recipe

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Summary

CuisineCourse
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Chicken/Fowl5 Pound, cut up (1 In Number)
 Flour4 Tablespoon
 Salt3 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Fat/Salad oil4 Tablespoon
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Onion1 Large, quartered
 Celery tops2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5116 Calories from Fat 2814

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 312 g480.1%

Saturated Fat 89.8 g449.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1570.5 mg

Sodium 7371.2 mg307.1%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g25.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.9%

Sugars 14.9 g

Protein 470 g939.7%

Vitamin A 52.2% Vitamin C 42.6%

Calcium 36.6% Iron 119.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Dredge the cut-up chicken with the flour combined with 2 teasp of the salt and the pepper.
Brown on all sides in the hot fat in a deep kettle.
Add the water—boiling water if it is a chicken, and cold water if it is a fowl—the onion, a few celery tops, and the remaining 1 teasp of salt.
Simmer, tightly covered, from 1 to 1 1/2 hrs for the chicken, 3 to 4 hrs for fowl, or until tender.
Now remove the chicken to a hot platter and cover with a gravy made as follows: Measure the chicken stock, having first skimmed off any surface fat.
Then add 1 1/2 tablesp flour, mixed to a smooth paste in 3 tablesp cold water, for every cupful of chicken stock.
Simmer 5 min while stirring; then add more salt and pepper if needed.
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