Baked Chicken Murphy
Delicious and easy to make. Chunks of chickens, sausages, and fresh veggies are cooked with stewed tomatoes, which makes lots of tasty sauce. Serve it over a bed of rice or spaghetti. YUM!
chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
about 4 whole chicken breasts
fresh, quartered or sliced
sweet red bell peppers
green bell peppers
tomatoes, stewed, canned
or whole, canned
Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
Cut chicken into medium to large cubes and coat with sifted flour, set aside.
Slice onions and fresh peppers into thick strips. Set aside.
Pare mushrooms in half; set aside.
Slice sausage into 1 inch pieces; place in cast iron skillet and brown.
Using solid shortening, fry ingredients in this order:
Potato quarters - until golden brown.
Mushrooms to give a semi-crusty textyure (1 minute)
Peppers - to soften and brown slightly.
Onion - until they take on an translucent appearance (but still slightly crispy)
Chicken - until golden brown.
In an 8 X 12 pan or casserole dish, distribute evenly the sausage, peppers (red and green), onion strips, mushrooms, potatoes and chicken, giving a uniform appearance.
Pour whole tomatoes and purée (mixing with ½ cup puree) or whole can stewed tomatoes on top.
Gently mix into Murphy.
Pour entire jar of salad peppers over top, distribute evenly (make sure you add the liquid in the jar, also).
Bake, covered, for 45 minutes longer. Best when served with Italian or French bread.