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This delicious meal is perfect with roasted potatoes or rice.
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Chicken with Wine Sauce Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Chicken with Wine Sauce Recipe

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Posted in: Chicken Recipes
Mon, Sep 19, 2016, 04:09
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Ingredients

1 whole chicken (about 2 lbs)150 grams presunto, cubed4 large ripe tomatoes (skinned and seeded)10-12 shallots70 grams of butter in piecesOlive oil2 tbl mustard4 cloves garlic (bruised)100ml port100ml brandy150ml white wine4 bay leavessalt and pepper to tastePaprika4 tbl fresh parsleyNote: If tomatoes are not in season, it is best to use quality canned tomatoes.
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    Directions

    • Begin by dividing the chicken into 8 pieces and preheating the oven to 430F.
    • Heat a little olive oil and brown the chicken on both sides until crisp.
    • In the mean time, chop up the tomatoes, shallots and butter.
    • Place the tomatoes in the bottom of a dutch oven or lidded earthenware dish, followed by half of the shallots, half of the presunto, bruised garlic and bay leafs.
    • In a separate bowl, mix the dijon, port, brandy, white wine, and parsley and season with salt, pepper and paprika to taste.
    • Once the chicken is seared, place the pieces in a single layer in your dish, followed by the butter and the remaining shallots and presunto.
    • Pour the liquid mixture over everything, cover and place in the oven for 90 minutes, at which point the chicken should be cooked through.
    • Remove the lid from the dish and cook for another 15-30 minutes until the chicken skin is browned and the top layer of onions crisp.
    • Serve family style from the dish in which everything was cooked.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: partaste.com

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