Pressed chicken

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Chicken, Cut Up
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
\N \N Water
1 \N Bay Leaf
\N \N Cloves To Taste
½ teaspoon Celery Seed
1 tablespoon Gelatin Softened In:
2 tablespoons Cold Water

Cut chicken in pieces. Cover with water. Add 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cover. Simmer slowly until meat falls from bone.

Remove meat and bones from broth. Add 1 bay leaf, a few cloves, and ½ teaspoon celery seed to broth. Boil 10 minutes. Strain. Add 1 tablespoon gelatin, which has been softened in 2 tablespoons cold water, to each pint of broth. Stir until dissolved. Separate bones and meat. Shred meat. Combine meat and broth. Mix thoroughly. Pour into mold. Cover chicken with a plate. Weight down. Chill until firm.

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