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2 frying chickens (3 to 3-1/2 lb each) (recipe can be split 1/2 on all ingredients)
2 carrots, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
Whole cloves
1 onion
1 tbsp low fat margarine
1 tbsp parsley

Place chickens in a stewing pot. Add carrots and celery. Stick cloves into whole onion

and add to pot. Add margarine and parsley, then water to cover. Bring to a tremble and

cook 1 hour.

Cover pot with tilted top, then place pot in a sink of cold water. Repeat 3 or 4 times until

broth is cool. Let the chicken languish in the pot in the refrigerator overnight. Lift out

chicken and dejoint.

Pairs Well With


This recipe makes quite a quantity of extremely flavorful, delicately cooked chicken. You

can use it for Poached Chicken Salad make sandwiches

with it, or use it in other favorite recipes that call for cooked chicken. (You may want to halve the recipe, if you don't need quite so much.)

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