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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Smothered Chicken #2

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Split breasts or breast
  • -halves (up to 8)
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1 md Onion; sliced thin
  • 1/4 lb Mushrooms; sliced thin
  • 3 tb Margarine
  • 2 tb Dried parsley flakes
  • 1 1/2 c Water
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Cumin
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1 ts Paprika


In 3-quart microwave dish, mix together water, onion, salt, pepper,
paprika and bay leaf. Add chicken, placing thicker parts toward outside of
dish. Cover and microwave on medium-high for 24 minutes, turning and
rearranging chicken 3 or 4 times during cooking. Remove chicken to warm
bowl; remove bay leaf from liquid and skim off any accumulated fat. Add
mushrooms and microwave on high for 2 minutes; pour off liquid and
vegetables and reserve. In same baking dish, place margarine and microwave
on high for 30 seconds; stir in flour, parsley flakes, paprika and cumin
until smooth. Return vegetables and liquid to dish and stir in milk. Cover
and microwave on high 8 minutes or until thickened, stirring during
cooking. Return chicken to baking dish, spoon gravy over chicken, cover and
microwave on medium-high to heat thoroughly, about 3 minutes. Serve with
side dishes of mashed potatoes and whole-berry cranberry sauce. Add salt
and pepper to taste. Makes 8 servings.

NOTE: Deboned breasts can be substituted in this recipe if your family
prefers the boneless items adjust microwave cooking time accordingly.

NOTE: Always cook chicken until well donean internal temperature of 180ø
for bone-in items and 160ø for boneless items. All juices from the meat
should be clear.

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