Cinnamon chicken

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
5 pounds Chicken, cut up (1 large chicken or 2 small chickens)
2 \N Onions, diced
5 \N Garlic cloves
¼ pounds Butter
½ cup Vermouth or sherry
2 ounces Brandy
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon Tomato paste
½ pounds Tomatoes, diced

In a large casserole, saute onions and garlic over medium heat in butter until onions are soft. Brown chicken pieces in the butter and remove from pot as they are done.

When all chicken pieces are browned, turn up heat, add vermouth and brandy to pot and stir until bubbling.

Turn heat down to low, add cinnamon, tomato paste and pepper, and stir until mixed. Add chicken back to pot and add tomatoes. Cook over very low heat for at least 2 hours, until chicken is tender.


* Chicken with tomatoes and cinnamon. Yield: Serves 6-8.

* Vary the seasonings to taste by leaving out the garlic or doubling it, or by increasing or decreasing the amount of cayenne pepper. You can use crushed red pepper flakes in place of the cayenne.

: Difficulty: easy.

: Time: 15 minutes preparation, 2 hours simmering.

: Precision: no need to measure, except the cayenne pepper.

: Andrew L. Duane

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