Chicken Country Captain

Preparation info
  • Yields

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

  • About

Miss Leslie’s New Cookery Book of 1857 describes the origin of chicken country captain: “This is an East India dish and a very easy preparation of curry. The term ‘Country Captain’ signifies a captain of the native troops (or Sepoys) in the pay of England; their own country being India, they are there called generally the country troops. Probably this dish was first introduced at English tables by a Sepoy officer.”

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