Empadao De Galinha (Brazilian Style Chicken Pie Oct 88)

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2 md Onions; chopped
2 Garlic; crushed
1 pn Chili pepper
2 Egg yolks
1 c Heart of palms; chopped
1 Bay leaf
1/2 c Cold water
1/2 c Chicken Stock
3 tb olive oil
salt and pepper; to taste
2 tb Flour
1/4 lb Crisco
1/2 Bell pepper; chopped
1/2 c Vegetable oil
4 Tomatoes, fresh; peeled, seeded and chopped
2 1/2 lb Chicken breasts with bones
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Thyme
1 lb all purpose flour; Less 2 tb

Original recipe makes 1



1. Make dough: Place flour and salt in a bowl and cut in the Crisco until it resembles coarse meal. Add the rest of the ingredients and knead to form a firm dough. Chill 2 hours. 2. Season chicken with salt and let stand 1 hour. Rinse. 3. Brown chicken withou skin in the oil. Add the onions and cook until translucent, 4. Add the bell pepper, the garlic , the tomatoes, salt, pepper, bayleaf, thyme and chili pepper. Cover pan and simmer25 to 30 minutes. 5. Let cool in the sauce. Remove the bayleaf 6 Remove chicken from the sauce and remove the bones. Cut chicken into bite size pieces. Set aside. ( you should have 1 cup sauce} If not cook it down to 1 cup or add chicken broth. 7. Stir flour into broth and add to the sauce in the pan. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Cook 2 minutes over high heat. 8. Return chicken pieces to thickened sauce, off the heat. Stir to combine. Let cool. 9. Wash hear of palms with lemon and water. Drain well. 10. Roll out dough to 1 1/2 " thick, fold in 3. Divide dough in 2 portions. 11. Roll out first portion and line a Pyrex with it. The rolled out dough should pass the edges by 1 inch. 12. Spoon chicken filling into dough, top with hearts of palms. 13. roll out second portion of dough and place it on top to cover, Press edges to adhere. 14. Cut off excess dough. 15. Make a chimney on top. Decorate with trimmings. 16. Brush with egg yolk 17. bake in a preheated 350 F for 30 minutes. NOTES : Freezes well. Recipe by: Miriam Podcameni Posvolsky Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #986 by Leon & Miriam Posvolsky on Jan 06, 1998

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