Frango Na Pucara ( Portuguese Chicken)

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12 Pearl onions; peeled
2 tb Mustard
1 3-lb chicken; cut in 8
1/2 c Port; or Madera wine
1 c Dry white wine
4 md Tomatoes, fresh; peeled, seeded and chopped
4 tb butter; Very cold, diced
2 tb Cognac
2 Garlic; crushed
salt and pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 4



1. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Chill 1 hour 2. Soak ham in cold water to remove some of the salt. Drain 3. Pre heat oven to 375 4. Place chicken in a baking dish, one with a lid. Add the ham, the tomatoes, the garlic and the onions 5. Spread chilled pieces of butter on top. 6. Pour the wines and the cognac. 7. Add the mustard , cover and bake for about 50 minutes until cooked. 8. Remove lid and bake further 30 minutes to brown. Serve with potatoes NOTES : From the book": As Melhores Receitas da Cozinha Portuguesa",Editora Globo Recipe by: Miriam Podcameni Posvolssky Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #873 by Leon & Miriam Posvolsky on Oct 28, 1997

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Dorit123 5 years ago

The recipe talks about chicken and then tells how to cook ham. Which is it? Do I just replace the ham with chicken?
gcas 5 years ago

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