ingredients
  • Whole chicken with bones 1 kg
  • Salt 3/4 tsp • 1 kcal
  • Garlic 15 cloves
  • Olive oil 2 tbsp
  • Chicken broth 2 cups
  • White wine 1/4 cup
  • Black pepper powder 1/4 tsp
  • Fresh parsley 1 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Scallion greens 2 tbsp, sliced
Calories refers to 100 gr of product

Try out this quick to prepare and absolutely delicious chicken preparation that goes brilliantly with any carbohydrate accompaniment as a part of the main meal. A complete fuss free recipe that can be served with slices of bread, rice, mashed potatoes, pasta or enjoyed as such with a hearty salad bowl!

  • Clean and trim the chicken nicely.
  • Cut the chicken in to even size medium to large pieces with a sharp knife. Sprinkle ¼ teaspoon salt over the chicken pieces and rub it nicely all over. Cover and keep aside.
  • Smash the garlic cloves slightly.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot on medium flame.
  • • Add the chicken pieces to the pot and sear it nicely until golden brown in color.
  • Flip all the chicken pieces and sear another side to golden brown.
  • Remove chicken pieces to another bowl and add the garlic cloves to the hot oil in the same pot in which you cooked the chicken pieces.
  • Cook garlic until golden brown in color.
  • Pour the chicken broth in to the pot and let it boil.
  • Add the chicken pieces, white wine and cover the pot with a lid.
  • Cook the chicken on medium heat while stirring intermittently until 20 minutes or till the chicken cooks thoroughly.
  • Season the chicken with the remaining salt and black pepper powder.
  • Give it a nice stir. Sprinkle the scallion greens and parsley over the pot.
  • Serve hot garlic chicken with rice or bread toast and enjoy!

Tips

  • You may replace olive oil with any vegetable oil of your choice.
  • You may adjust the chili content according to your preference by adding paprika to the cooked chicken.
  • You may prepare this amazing dish with just the breast or thighs of the chicken.
  • This preparation also turns out nicely with skinless and boneless chicken pieces cut in to small cubes.
  • If you prefer thick sauce like consistency in your meals, you may add cornstarch slurry after step 9 and resume with step 10 as per the recipe directions.
  • To prepare the cornstarch slurry, add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch to 1 tablespoon of water and mix it until the cornstarch dissolves nicely and no lumps are present.

Nutritional information (per serving): 277 Calories, 16.3g Total fat (4.2g Saturated fat, 3g Polyunsaturated fat, 8.5g Monounsaturated fat), 81.7mg Cholesterol, 595mg Sodium, 459.8mg Potassium, 3g Total carbohydrates (0.2g Dietary fiber, 0.5g Sugars), 26.9g Protein