African-style chicken

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 each Broiler-fryer chicken, cut up
1 medium Onion, chopped
¾ cup Beer
2 tablespoons Peanut oil
1 each Garlic clove, minced
⅓ cup Ground peanuts
1 tablespoon Honey
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Ginger
2-3 tbs flour
¼ teaspoon Dried ground chile pepper
3 tablespoons Cream or milk
¼ cup Flaked coconut



Brown chicken in oil in a heavy skillet and set aside. Saute onion and garlic in same skillet until golden. Add beer, peanuts, lemon juice, honey and seasonings and mix. Return chicken to skillet. Cover and simmer 35-40 minutes, until tender. Place chicken on a platter and keep warm. Measure cooking liquid. Make a paste of cream and flour, using 2 tbs flour per 1 cup cooking liquid. Add coconut. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Pour part of sauce over chicken. Pass remainder to pour over rice or potatoes. Makes 4 servings.

Submitted By EARL SHELSBY On 10-11-94

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