Chicken Taverna With Tomatoes

Course : Greek
Serves: 6
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Ingredients:

1 medium chicken -- cut into pieces
1/4 pound butter
2 tablespoons oil
1 medium lemon -- (juice only)
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 pounds canned whole tomatoes
1 medium Onion -- thinly sliced
1 tablespoon oregano
1 teaspoon marjoram
1 teaspoon savory
1 piece bay leaf
1/2 cup red wine
 

Preparation / Directions:

Wash chicken well with cold water. Combine butter and oil and heat. Pour half of it into shallow baking pan and lay chicken in it. Mix strained lemon juice in remaining mixture and baste chicken. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400F for 30 minutes. Put tomatoes and remaining ingredients in a pot, bring to a boil and pour over chicken. Reduce oven heat to 350F and continue baking for 1 to 1-1/2 hours more. Serve over a bed of rice pilaf or add any kind of parboiled pasta, potatoes, or rice with chicken and bake in sauce for the last 1/2 hour of cooking time.


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