If you would like a dish so delicious it will disappear like magic, then give this a try.
This recipe was a favorite of the great Houdini.
2-1/2-pound chicken, cut in pieces
3 medium onions, chopped
2 T. olive oil
4 T. margarine
1 cup flour
1 2# can chopped tomatoes, liquid included
½ cup white wine
1-1/2 tsp. paprika
½ tsp sugar
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
¼ tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. basil
In a large skillet, sauté onions in 2 Tablespoons margarine until golden; set aside.
Add remaining margarine and olive oil to skillet, and then stir in paprika and sugar.
Place salt, pepper, garlic, basil and flour in a plastic bag. Add chicken to flour mixture and shake, making sure the meat is thoroughly coated.
Carefully place chicken in oil and brown on all sides.
Drain fat from skillet, but do not remove chicken.
Place tomatoes and wine in skillet with chicken, then add sautéed onions. Simmer everything together for 30 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
If desired, serve over noodles.