Baked Country Captain Recipe

Country captain is a fried and baked chicken recipe prepared with vegetables. Cooked with curry powder and garlic and herbed withthyme, the country captain has a light pan gravy and is best served over rice with toasted almonds to top it!


Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient


 All purpose flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Broiler fryer3 Pound, cut up (1 Bird)
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Onions2 Medium, chopped
 Green peppers2 Medium, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Canned tomatoes32 Ounce, undrained and chopped (2 Cans, 16 Ounce Each)
 Currants1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Curry powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 White pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hot cooked rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Slivered almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4691 Calories from Fat 2261

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 253 g389.7%

Saturated Fat 64 g319.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1020.5 mg

Sodium 3660.4 mg152.5%

Total Carbohydrates 304 g101.4%

Dietary Fiber 45.1 g180.3%

Sugars 29.5 g

Protein 305 g609.7%

Vitamin A 191.4% Vitamin C 654.9%

Calcium 86.7% Iron 241.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine flour, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
Skin chicken, if desired.
Dredge chicken in flour mixture.
Fry chicken in 1/2 inch hot oil until browned; drain well and arrange chicken in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish.
Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet.
Saute onion, green pepper, and garlic in reserved pan drippings until tender.
Add tomatoes, currants, curry powder, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, and thyme; stir well, and spoon over chicken.
Cover and bake at 350° for 55 minutes to 1 hour or until done.
Remove chicken to large serving platter, and spoon rice around chicken.
Spoon sauce over rice, and sprinkle with almonds.