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Chicken A La Mallorquina

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Chicken
3 lbs 1362g / 48oz-- cut into serving ¥
8 tablespoons 120mlOlive oil
2   Onions
  Finely minced
3   Garlic cloves
  Finely minced
1 1/2   Red peppers
  Finely sliced
1 1/2   Green peppers
  Finely sliced
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSaffron
1   Hot red pepper
1/2 cup 118mlProscuitto finely cubed
4 cups 250g / 8.8ozRipe tomatoes peeled - seeded and finely (large) chopped
1/2 cup 118mlWhite wine bouquet garni*
1 cup 237mlChicken stock
12   Raw shrimp peeled
2 tablespoons 30mlFinely minced parsley
  Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon 5mlTomato paste
2 teaspoons 10mlCornstarch mixed with a little wine
  French bread fried in olive oil

Recipe Instructions

*BOUQUET GARNI: In a piece of cheesecloth, tie the following: 3-4 sprigs of parsley, 1 bay leaf, 1/2 celery stalk with leaves,1/2 ts dry thyme. Leave the string long enough to hand the garni in the pot and tie the string to the pot handle for easy removal.

Dry the chicken pieces thoroughly with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a large skillet or chicken fryer, heat 4 Tb of olive oil. Add chicken pieces a few at a time and brown then on all sides over medium heat, partially covered. remove each piece as finished and reserve. add a little more olive oil if necessary.

When all the chicken as been removed from the pan, reduce the heat and add the onion and 1 ts minced garlic. Cook until onions are soft and very lightly browned. Add the sliced peppers, saffron and hot red pepper. Cover the pan and continue cooking until the peppers are soft. add the proscuitto, tomatoes and tomato paste, if desired. Bring to a boil and cook, uncovered, over high heat until most of the tomato juice has evaporated. add the wine, Bouquet Garni and the chicken stock. Bring to a boil.

***Rest of directions missing***

Carol Miller-Tutzauer


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