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This section contains a selection of traditional recipes for chicken.  All recipes, unless noted otherwise, are genuine Kentucky and Southern recipes over 100 years old. They would have been familiar to the early residents of Old Louisville

Chicken Curry.

One chicken, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 onion, 1 tablespoon curry powder, 2 ounces sweet almonds, teaspoon salt, 1 dessertspoon lemon juice, pint of water. Cook the sliced onion in the butter, it it must not brown. Then add the chicken cut in pieces and sprinkle on the curry powder, stir and cook it 5 minutes. Blanch almonds and pound with a little water; when fine add remainder of water and grind. Strain this through a cloth and add to chicken with salt and simmer until tender. When ready to serve add lemon juice. Serve with rice. Veal may be prepared in the same way.

Source: The Kentucky Receipt Book, 1903

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