Chicken in Garlic Sauce

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by Feli Chic'Cuisine

Chicken thighs tossed in a garlic sauce, make this a gourmet dish. Serve this tasty dish with polenta.


Serves 4

  • 1 chicken (can use chicken wings)

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 1/2 cup water

  • 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped

  • 5 large cloves of garlic, chopped

  • salt and freshly ground pepper

For Polenta

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • salt​


​​​1. Generously season the chicken with salt (kosher salt) and fresh ground pepper.

2. In a large heavy skillet heat the oil over medium-high heat; add the chicken thighs. Cook until the skin is golden brown, about 10 minutes. Flip the chicken pieces and cook until the other side is golden brown, about 5 minutes.

​​​3. Sprinkle paprika over the chicken and add the water (to cover the meat). Add the chopped parsley. Bring to a boil. Taste and add salt and pepper, if necessary. Cook over medium-high heat for 30-45 minutes or until the sauce is reduced to half. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.


4. In a large sauce pot, add cold water, salt and cornmeal, stirring.

​5. Simmer over medium heat. When the polenta begins to thicken turn the heat to low and stir quickly until it's done.

​​6. Serve the chicken garlic sauce accompanied by polenta​.


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“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations".Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance​



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