Cherokee Chicken


An unusual blend of flavors in a chicken dish. Serve over rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 serving


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 (2.5 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoons sweet vermouth

  • 1 (8 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce

  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Pour oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken pieces in the skillet, and cook until golden on all sides, about 10 minutes. Discard all but 2 tablespoons of oil. Stir in green peppers, garlic, and onions; cook until soft, about 10 minutes. Pour vermouth into skillet. Stir in cranberry sauce, salt, and pepper. Cover, and simmer 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

548 Calories
38g Fat
24g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 548
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 25mg 125%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 254mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.