Apple Chicken


Apple Chicken - when casseroled - brings out the beautiful tender succulent flavours of the chicken - and the apple accompaniment is truly delicious.

1kg chicken pieces

45g butter

1 onion, chopped

1 green capsicum (pepper), deseeded and chopped

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

2 apples, peeled and chopped

1/4 teaspoon pepper

125g seasoned flour

3/4 can condensed cream of chicken soup

125g long-grain rice

1 teaspoon salt

pinch of thyme

1 1/4 cups water

1/4 teaspoon paprika


Coat the chicken pieces in seasoned flour, and fry in butter for 15 minutes to establish and seal the flavour.

In a saucepan, combine the chicken soup, parsley, onion, salt, thyme, capsicum, paprika, apples and a little saffron.

Cook for 2 minutes and add water and rice to mixture.

Transer to a large casserole dish with the chicken.

Cook in a moderate oven (180°C) for 40 minutes.

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