Smothered Chicken 2

One 2 lb chicken
1/2 cup cooking oil
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped bell peppers
1/2 cup cold water
Salt, black pepper, and cayenne (red pepper)

Cut chicken in pieces and season with salt, black pepper, and cayenne. Fry in oil over medium heat until chicken is golden brown on all sides. Then remove most of the oil, add onions, celery, and bell peppers to fried chicken. Cook in covered pot over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water, cover pot, let cook over medium heat until chicken is tender.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana