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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Wot I et: for dinner - Autumn Chicken

Autumn chicken with chorizo - a warming dish made with one whole spicy spanish sausage, red with paprika. Onions, garlic and 5 bay leaves, generous grindings of black pepper. Cubed Maris Piper potatoes, butternut squash and carrots. Fried chorizo first, then added diced onions and chunks of garlic into the mix as the paprika flavoured oil seeped out. Then the bay leaves and black pepper. Two whole chicken legs on the bone, thigh and drum, skinside down. Layer the vegetables: squash, carrots, then a layer of potatoes with a sprinkling of salt and pepper. Add enough water to cover the chicken legs and cook in oven at about 190 celsius for one and a half hours or until chicken is tender. An all in one comfort dish! Err...not for dieters!

5 comments:

Kak Teh said...

aaaah, so it will be autumn chicken then this weekend or perhaps next weekend.
take care.

msiagirl said...

I don't think I'll enter any food photo competitions ever! But in the words of one of my daughters, "Well mummy, it does look a bit funny but it still tastes good!"

Thanks for stopping by Kak Teh!

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

Now that I've tasted your cooking, I can confirm that you're a very good cook!!! And this dish sounds delicious, girl!!

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

ok wat..eat chicken breast lor..then its still considered diet rite?

msiagirl said...

LL: aiyoh, thankslah! Wish I had your talent at getting the shot exactly right too - but hey, glad I can cook at least ha ha!

Joe: hee hee still not diet wat - the chorizo sausage is nice and fatty and when you fry it a lot of lovely paprika flavoured oil comes out and sinks into everything, giving it a spicy fragrance!