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Portuguese Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 fryer chicken (cut up)
1 pound linguica (Portugese sausage), sliced into big chunks
1 bottle Heinz ketchup (16 oz.)
1/2 of the ketchup bottle filled with water
2 tsp. paprika
3 cloves of garlic
2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 cup parsley (chopped)
Salt and pepper to taste
Dash of cinnamon (keep adding if needed)
1 onion ( chopped)
4 Yukon gold potatoes (cut into pieces)
3 carrots (coarsley chopped)

Directions:
Directions:
In a saucepan add the ketchup, water and spices. Cook until combined and very hot.
Wash and dry the whole chicken.
In a roasting pan, place the chicken, garlic cloves, onions, potatoes, carrots and the linguica in the pan.
In a 350 oven bake the chicken and sauce for 2 hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours from start to finish
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe our grandmother and mom made for many years. Kim had the recipe and I may have tweaked it a bit but I think this recipe has captured the true essence of our Portuguese heritage and our wonderful comfort food.

 

 

 

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