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Chicken Kapama

1 3 to 4 pound chicken, cut into serving pieces
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons butter
2 cups canned crushed tomatoes
1 6 ounce can tomato paste
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 cup water
3 sticks cinnamon
1 bay leaf
1 cup onion, minced
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 pound macaroni
1 cup grated Kefalotiri or fresh Parmesan cheese

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and cinnamon. In a Dutch oven, melt 2 tablespoons butter and brown chicken until golden on all sides. In a bowl combine tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar and water and pour mixture over chicken. Add cinnamon sticks and bay leaf. In a medium sized frying pan, melt 2 tablespoons butter and saute onions and garlic until onions are wilted. Add to chicken. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until chicken is tender, 50 to 60 minutes. In the last 20 minutes, cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and empty into serving dish. Brown remaining butter and pour over macaroni. Place macaroni on a large serving platter. Place chicken and sauce over macaroni and sprinkle with grated cheese. Serves 4 to 6.

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