Microwave Chicken Fricasee
1whole chicken cut into pieces
dash(es)salt and pepper to your taste
1-2 tspvegetable oil
1 mediumonion, sliced
2-3celery stalks, sliced
2carrots, peeled, diced
14 oz can(s)chicken broth
How to Make Microwave Chicken Fricasee
- In 5-qt. casserole arrange chicken pieces. Rub liberally with oil and season with salt, pepper, paprika and top with bay leaf. Add onions, celery and carrots. Pour 8oz of chicken broth over chicken. Liquid should be no more than 1/2 way up casserole dish.
- To Thicken broth: Combine 1/2 cup flour and remainder of broth 4oz. plus cold water to make the measurement 1/2 cup then add the slurry to the veggies and broth stirring very well to avoid lumps. Add chicken back into veggies and sauce. Microwave at High for 5-10 minutes, checking the sauce so it thickens into a gravy until hot and bubbly. Serve over mashed potatoes, noodles or dumplings.