Poor tired man chicken

'Ria Murphy

By
@Just_Ria

An older Mid-Louisianan woman taught me this recipe, she said it was her "poor, tired, husband's favorite" chicken, it's cheap, easy, and comes out kinda like chicken teriyaki! Even the kids love it! And... who woulda thought?
This recipe also works well on pork...

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

1
large tomato
1/2
finely diced sweet onion
1
pot of coffee
1 Tbsp
vanilla
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1/3 c
molasses
1/4 c
sweetener (your choice: sugar, honey, karo syrup, brown sugar, fructos, splenda, even maple syrup!)
1
full pot of cooked rice
2 lb
(or more) of chicken (how many are you feeding?)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Place chicken in a deep roasting pan (at least 2 1/2 inches)with a lid.
2cover the meat with: vanilla, cinnimon, molasses, sweetner, onion, finely diced tomato, and enough coffee to cover the meat.
3Cover and place in oven for two hours. (now's a good time to get your rice going)
4Remove meat from "sauce", let cool, de-bone and skin.
5Shred cooled meat with fork or fingers (if the meat is cooked well enough this should be easy)
6mix shredded meat back into "sauce" mixture, and re-heat over stovetop or in microwave.
7Serve over rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pork
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern