Altschul Recipe Database: Chicken with Beans, Bulgarian Style

Recipe: Chicken with Beans, Bulgarian Style
This is a Entree Dish.
Full Recipe: Russian, Polish & German Cooking, p.202
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8-12 dark mean chicken pieces
2 large onions
plain yogurt
10 oz. dried kidney (or other) beans, soaked overnight
8-12 dark meat chicken pieces
10-12 slices of bacon
2 large onions, thinly sliced
1 c. dry white wine
1/2 tsp chopped fresh sage or oregano
1/2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
generous pinch nutmeg
2/3 c. plain yogurt (or sour cream)
1 tbsp. chilli powder
salt and pepper

Cook beans in fast boiling water for 20 minutes and drain.

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Trim chicken of excess skin and fat. Season with salt and pepper.

Cut bacon into bite size pieces and layer onto the bottom and sides of a large casserole dish. Cover with half the beans, half the onions, remaining beans, and remaining onions. In a bowl, mix wine with sage or oregano, rosemary, and nutmeg. Pour over onions and beans.

Mix yogurt and paprika. Toss chicken pieces in mixtures and place in single layer on top of beans and rice. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour, 45 minutes, removing foil for last 20 minutes.