Chicken Murphy

Chicken Murphy Recipe

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1.5 lb
italian sausage, sweet
3 lb
chicken pieces with skin and bones removed
salt and pepper to taste
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
chopped celery
1 c
chopped onion
1/2 lb
mushrooms, sliced
anchovy filets
1/2 c
black olives, sliced
1 Tbsp
capers, drained
1/2 c
white wine
1/4 c
tomato sauce

How to Make Chicken Murphy


  • 1Cut sausage into 2 1/2 inch long pieces.
  • 2Cook in a heavy skillet, turning until browned on all sides; remove to dutch oven.
  • 3Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 4Wipe skillet, heat oil and brown chicken on both sides.
  • 5Add to sausage.
  • 6In saucepan add celery and enough water to cover.
  • 7Bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer for about 5 minutes, until crisp tender.
  • 8Drain, reserving cooking liquid.
  • 9Add onions and mushrooms to the oil remaining in the chicken skillet.
  • 10Cook, stirring until wilted, add the anchovies, olives and capers.
  • 11Add drained celery.
  • 12Stir to combine.
  • 13Add the wine and tomato sauce and simmer 10 minutes; pour sauce over the chicken and sausage in dutch oven.
  • 14Add salt and pepper, cover and simmer 30 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
  • 15If chicken begins to dry, add a little of the celery liquid and a bit more tomato sauce.

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About Chicken Murphy

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy