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Mildred Fabricant's Chicken Fricassee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shari Klein Goldman
Added: Saturday, April 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 good sized onions, diced one diced for the chicken recipe and one diced for the meat ball recipe.
1 chicken cut in eights
salt, pepper and garlic powder
1 can Rokeach or Manichewicz tomato mushroom sauce (made for Passover)
1 can Rokeach or Manichewicz chicken soup (made for Passover)
Oil for frying and browning
Matzoh ball mix - a box from Rokeach or Manichewicz
1 pound of ground beef for meat balls
1 egg

Directions:
Directions:
Dice each onion and keep separate for each part of the recipe. Clean chicken pieces and pat dry. Sprinkle salt, pepper and garlic powder to the chicken pieces. Brown onion and chicken pieces in a large capacity pot. When nicely browned, add one can of tomato sauce, chicken soup and water. Bring to a boil and lower heat. For the meatballs, in a mixing bowl - mix 1 pound of ground beef, one egg, pinch of salt, pepper, garlic powder and diced onion. Make balls with the meat mixture and set aside. After lowering the heat to simmer add meat balls to chicken mixture. Cook on low for 2 - 2 1/2 hours. Matzoh balls, follow directions on the box. Add to the matzoh balls to the chicken/meatballs and simmer for 15 minutes. After the matzoh balls have simmered - turn off the heat and let the Fricassee sit for a few minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You may modify this recipe and use a pressure cooker as Grandma Mill did but I hear the recipe is delicious either way.

 

 

 

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