||chicken, Mom's best, Poultry
1 Stewing chicken
3 c Water
1 Large onion, chopped
4 Whole black peppercorns
1/2 c Celery, chopped
1 tb Parsley, finely chopped
1 tb Olive oil
1 tb Flour
1 pk Frozen peas, 10 oz
1/2 c Milk
Juice and rind of 1 lemon
Pepper to taste
Hot rice, mashed potatoes or
Disjoint chicken and cook in pressure cooker for 15-20 minutes along
with parsley, bayleaf, onion, salt, peppercorns, and celery. If you
don't have a pressure cooker, you can use any large pot, and cook as
long as necessary over medium heat until chicken is very tender.
Remove chicken, drain, and slice off meat, removing all skin. Do not
discard stock. Keep chicken warm.
Skim fat from the stock, and reserve 1 cup.
In a heavy skillet, heat oil. Stir in flour, and cook until brown.
Add 1 cup chicken stock and peas. Cover and simmer 6-8 minutes.
Uncover, add milk, lemon juice and rind, salt and pepper. Bring to
boil, and reduce heat and cook until thickened.
On a large platter, place the mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles. On
top of that, arrange the warmed chicken, and top with the peas
mixture. Garnish with parsley.
(works well with leftover chicken or turkey)