Preparation / Directions:
Cook chicken a few pieces at a time in oil in a large skillet until browned on all sides. Remove chicken pieces as they brown to a 4-5 quart casserole. Into hot drippings in skillet over medium heat, stir flour; cook, stir- ring constantly, until flour is dark brown. Add celery, green peppers, and onions; cook until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently. Stir in bouillon, water, salt, and hot pepper sauce; over high heat, heat mixture to boiling. Preheat oven to 350. Pour sauce over chicken in casserole. Bake, un- covered, 45 minutes or until chicken is tender, occasionally basting chick- en with sauce in casserole. Skim off fat from sauce.