Curried chicken (clay pot)

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
3½ pounds Chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 tablespoon Oil
2 tablespoons Curry powder
1 \N Onion, finely chopped
2 \N Carrots, sliced
¼ cup Dried apricots, chopped into small pieces
¼ cup Tomato puree
1 cup Chicken broth
2 tablespoons Butter, softened
3 tablespoons Flour
1 cup Peas, cooked
⅓ cup Shredded unsweetened coconut Major Grey's chutney

Soak the clay pot in cold water for 10 minutes. Place the chicken in the pot and add the oil, curry powder, onion, carrots, apricots, tomato puree and chicken broth. Cover and place in a cold oven.

Adjust the heat to 450F and cook for 1 hour. Combine the butter and flour and stir into the juices. Add the peas. Sprinkle the chicken with coconut.

Cover and continue cooking for 15 minutes. Serve with rice and chutney.

From "Cooking in Clay" by Irena Chalmers, Potpourri Press, Greensboro N.C., 1974.

Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; November 9 1992.

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