Recipe for Polynesian Chicken
Chicken, Poultry & Duck


    Polynesian Chicken

    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon paprika
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    1 (2 1/4 pound) fryer chicken, cut into 8 pieces
    1/2 cup shortening
    1 cup orange juice
    2 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons vinegar
    1 teaspoon basil
    1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1 1/4 cups sliced peaches

    Combine salt, paprika and flour. Lightly coat chicken.

    Heat shortening in a large skillet. Saute chicken until golden brown on all sides.

    Mix the orange juice, brown sugar, vinegar, basil and nutmeg in a bowl.

    Add to chicken. Cover and simmer 35 to 40 minutes until chicken is tender.

    Add peaches and simmer 5 more minutes. Serve.