Chicken Stovies - Traditional Scottish Recipe

Recipe by Millereg
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READY IN: 3hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut chicken into serving pieces.
  • Slice potatoes in medium thick rounds.
  • Melt 1 heaped tablespoons.
  • of butter in a skillet or saucepan.
  • Brown chicken joints lightly on both sides and then remove them.
  • Grease an ovenproof casserole dish and put in layers as follows: sliced potatoes, whole shallots or sliced onions (all well-seasoned), chicken.
  • Dot each layer with little knobs of butter.
  • Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with a layer of potatoes.
  • Pour stock over the potatoes, shallots and chicken.
  • Cover with buttered greaseproof paper, then with lid.
  • Cook in oven at 275F/135C for about 2½ hours.
  • Add a little hot stock or water after about an hour or so, if liquid dries up too much.
  • Sprinkle generously with chopped parsley 5 minutes before serving.
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