*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        PROVENCIAL CHICKEN CROCKPOT
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Chicken pieces
    3       sl           Bacon, diced
    2       tb           Butter
    2       tb           Olive oil
    1       ea           Carrot -- peeled and grated
    4       ea           Shallots -- chopped
    3       tb           Brandy or cognac
    2       ea           Tomatoes -- peeled & chopped
      2/3   c            Dry red wine
      1/4   ts           Marjoram,tarragon and basil
    1       x            Salt and pepper to taste
 
   SERVE WITH RICE OR RISSOTO AS A SIDE DISH    Wash
   chicken pieces. Pat dry with paper towels.  Using a
   large frying pan, brown bacon until crisp. Remove from
   pan.  Pour off drippings. Add butter and oil to frying
   pan. Saute` carrot and shallots until limp.  Push to
   sides of pan. Add chicken pieces and saute` until
   brown.  Pour in brandy and ignite. When flames die,
   transfer chicken and vegetables to crockery pot. Add
   tomatoes, wine, herbs, bacon, salt and pepper. Cover.
   Cook on LOW 8 hours. Remove cover. Skim off fat.  Cook
   juices down until reduced by half. Makes 6 servings.
   NOTE: This country-style chicken entree intertwines
   the influence of Spanish, French and Italian cuisines.
   Rice pilaff or rissoto makes a good side dish.
  
 
 
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