Baked Chicken Country Captain

Although this Southern favorite is usually simmered, this version of the curried chicken is baked, making it easy on the cook.

Baked Chicken Country Captain
SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
30 mins
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Ingredients
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  • 2 pounds meaty chicken pieces (breasts, thighs, and drumsticks)
  • 1 large onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 small green sweet pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can tomatoes, cut up
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
Directions
1. 
If desired, skin chicken. Arrange chicken, onion wedges, green sweet pepper pieces, and raisins in a 2-quart rectangular baking dish.
2. 
In a small saucepan cook garlic in hot oil for 15 seconds. Add curry powder. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in the undrained tomatoes, sugar, salt, mace, thyme, and pepper. Bring to boiling; pour over ingredients in dish.
3. 
Cover and bake in a 350 degree F. oven about 1 hour or until tender. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken, vegetables, and raisins to a platter.
4. 
For sauce, measure pan juices; if necessary, add enough water to equal 2 cups. Transfer to a saucepan. In a small bowl combine cornstarch and cold water; add to saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
5. 
To serve, spoon chicken, vegetables, and raisins over hot cooked rice. Spoon some of the sauce atop chicken; pass remaining sauce when serving. Makes 4 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 548, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 87, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 62, pro. (g) 33, sodium (mg) 538, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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