RECIPE–CHICKEN CASSEROLE


SERBIAN  CHICKEN   CASSEROLE    ( a recipe from Turkey)

                                                                         4 SERVINGS

INGREDIENTS:

1 FRYING CHICKEN ( 3 POUNDS), CUT INTO SERVING PIECES

1/2 CUP BUTTER

2 CUPS FINELY CHOPPED ONION

1 GREEN PEPPER , SEEDED AND CHOPPED

1/2 CUP COPPED CELERY

1 TEASPOON PAPRIKA

1 TABLESPOON SALT

FRESHLY GROUND BLACK PEPPER

2 1/2 CUPS   ( 1 1-POUND 3-OUNCE CAN ) WHOLE TOMATOES  OR SIMILAR SIZE YOU CAN BUY.

1 CUP CHICKEN STOCK

1 CUP UNCOOKED RICE

DIRECTIONS:

1.   PREHEAT  OVEN TO 350 DEGREES.

2.   WASH THE CHICKEN PARTS IN COLD WATER AND DRY WELL.

3.   HEAT THE BUTTER IN A LARGE SKILLET AND COOK THE ONION, GREEEN PEPPER, AND CELERY IN IT UNTIL THE ONION IS TRANSLUCENT.

4.   add the paprika, salt, pepper to taste, tomatoes, stock, and rice.

       Stir briefly and pour the mixture into a one-and one- half casserole dish.

      ARRANGE THE CHICKEN PIECES ON TOP AND SPRINKLE WITH SALT.

    BAKE FOR 1 HOUR OR UNTIL CHICKEN IS TENDER AND THE RICE HAS ABSORBED THE LIQUID.    Add  more stock as the dish  cooks  if the rice becomes too dry.

Cook book:

The New Yor Times International Cook book by Craig Claiborne

a note from luvsclassics:

I am so happy that I found this wounderful cookbook; browsing at a booksale one day a  few summers ago at a booksale in Cranford library in Cranford, N.J. after work one day.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Judy
    Nov 10, 2009 @ 14:16:54

    This looks delicious and easy. Thanks for sharing.

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