Tasmanian Fruited Chicken

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  • 1 (3 pound) chicken, disjointed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, cut into eighths
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 (29 ounce) can sliced peaches
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 (4 1/2 ounce) jar whole button mushrooms


  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and brown on both sides in the butter. Cover and cook until tender (about 30 minutes to 40 minutes), then remove to a warm platter.
  2. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook until tender, without browning.
  3. Drain the peaches, mixing 1 cup of the syrup with the vinegar, soy sauce, and cornstarch.
  4. Add the syrup mixture to the vegetables and cook and stir until thickened.
  5. Add the peaches, mushrooms, and the cooked chicken and heat thoroughly.

Serves 6.

Posted by Olga at Recipe Goldmine 4/25/02 7:13:38 pm.