Peasant Chicken

Peasant Chicken Recipe

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Jean Antosh


This recipe was the result of a few ingredients I had but no idea what I was going to do with them. It came together with some memories of a greek chicken dish I had been served way back when I was in high school. I added a few things and it became a hit on a cold Sunday afternoon.


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40 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


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1 can(s)
28 ounces canned tomatoes
whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
links sweet italian sausage
fresh green peppers
fresh red peppers
russet potatoes
fresh cloves of garlic
2/3 c
uncooked rice
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
salt and pepper
tbs fresh lemon juice
large onion

How to Make Peasant Chicken


  • 1Quarter potatoes, onions, red and green peppers into large chunks. Place in the bottom of a large roaster pan.
  • 2Add sausage links and 3 chopped garlic cloves.
  • 3Pour canned tomatoes over all and add lemon juice, salt and pepper and cinnamon.
  • 4Place chicken pieces on top and add remaining garlic on top of chicken.
  • 5Place in 375 preheated degree oven and cook 45 minutes.
  • 6The chicken on the top should be starting to brown a little and the juices increasing. Now pour in the rice and stir it into the bottom so that it begins to soak up the juices.
  • 7Cook about 40 minutes more. Serve in bowls with some pieces of everything and offer crusty bread to dip into liquid in bowl.

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About Peasant Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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