Chicken in tomato sauce

  • 1 medium sized chicken
  • 4-5 fresh tomatoes, mashed or 1 tin preserved tomatoes
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 2 spoons butter
  • 150 ml olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Preparation Method: 

Wash the chicken, remove giblets and cut in 6 pieces. Melt butter in a large saucepan and sauté all the chicken pieces. Add the olive oil and the tomato mash and stir. Finally add the cinnamon stick, the cloves, a glass of water, season with salt and pepper and let the chicken cook in low heat for at least an hour. Check at regular intervals and add water if more is required. When chicken is cooked and the tomato sauce has thickened (water should be absorbed and only the oil should remain) remove from heat. Serve with fried potatoes, rice or mashed potatoes.

Chef's Name: 
Fatema E Quilonwala