Chicken and Garlic - Pollo al Ajillo

    Chicken and Garlic - Pollo al Ajillo


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    About this recipe: If you like garlic, you'll love this chicken and garlic recipe. It has no less than 18 cloves of garlic in it. Serve with a crisp green salad and crusty bread roll.

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 (1.35kg) whole chicken, cut into pieces
    • 450g potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
    • 18 cloves garlic, peeled
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 350ml dry Sherry
    • 125ml Port wine

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. In a large covered frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil until browned on all sides. Remove chicken from frying pan.
    2. Arrange potatoes in the frying pan to cover the bottom. Scatter garlic cloves over potatoes. Place chicken on top of garlic and potatoes. Sprinkle pepper, salt and parsley over chicken. Pour Sherry and Port over all. Cover and simmer over low heat until potatoes and chicken are cooked through, approximately 45 minutes.

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    I needed to make something quick for Dinner and this dish was just perfect. The chicken was beautiful and moist and very tasty. I will definitely be making this again! - 06 Apr 2016

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