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Paper Sack Chicken Recipe

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This recipe for Paper Sack Chicken, by , is from The Siegel Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jane Siegel
Added: Saturday, August 16, 2008


3 tablespoon catsup
2 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce
3 tablespoon brown sugar
4 tablespoon water
2 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika
chicken pieces
flour, salt and pepper

Combine and heat all ingredients down to the chicken to make the sauce. Dust chicken pieces with flour, salt and pepper. Grease interior of grocery bag. Place chicken pieces in bag. Pour sauce over. Fold and fasten end. Lay on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 1-1/2 hour. Split bag open and serve.




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