Pollo en salsa de ajo

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Pollo en salsa de ajo
Pollo en salsa de ajo
Servings:Serves 4 to 6
Calories per serving:286
Ready in:1 hour
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:50 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:21st January 2013

Chicken in garlic 'sauce'.


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  1. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the chicken until it is golden.
  2. Drain any excess fat and add the garlic.
  3. Cook for a few minutes and add the sherry.
  4. When the sherry has heated through (a minute or so), stir in the flour, ensuring that there are no lumps.
  5. Add the wine, stock, seasoning and saffron and simmer, covered for about 30 minutes, stirring in the parsley just before the end of the cooking time.

Serving suggestions

On its own, with cubes of bread as a tapa or snack or can be part of a main meal.


Use Spanish brandy instead of sherry. See also pollo al ajillo.

Chef's notes

Make sure that the chicken is dry before adding it to the pan or it may not colour.

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