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Web Exclusive: Cherokee chicken recipe

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Prep Time:
20 Min
Cook Time:
50 Min
Ready In:
1 Hr 10 Min
Original Recipe Yield 4 serving


    •    1/4 cup vegetable oil
    •    2 tablespoons butter
    •    1 (2.5 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
    •    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    •    1 clove garlic, minced
    •    1/4 cup chopped onion
    •    2 tablespoons sweet vermouth
    •    1 (8 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce
    •    salt and black pepper to taste

    •    Pour oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken pieces in the skillet, and cook until golden on all sides, about 10 minutes. Discard all but 2 tablespoons of oil. Stir in green peppers, garlic, and onions; cook until soft, about 10 minutes. Pour vermouth into skillet. Stir in cranberry sauce, salt, and pepper. Cover, and simmer 25 minutes.