Garlic Chicken
Recipe type: Chicken
Cook time: 
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Serves: 4
  • 60g butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 bulb garlic clove, skin removed and divided into segments
  • 2 bulbs garlic, divided into segments (leave the skin on)
  • 8 chicken thighs or 4 thighs with drumsticks washed and patted dry
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 6.
  2. Season the chicken liberally. Use plenty of pepper! Slash the chicken 2 to 3 times
  3. In a small non stick pan add the oil, 1 tbsp butter and skinless garlic cloves and cook over a medium heat for ten minutes. Remove the garlic from the pan and set aside.
  4. Increase the heat and in the same pan, brown the chicken on 5 minutes each side.
  5. In a large oven tray, arrange the skinless garlic and half the skin on garlic. Add chicken over the top of the garlic in a single layer. Top with the remaining garlic.
  6. Dot the remaining butter on the chicken.
  7. Bake in the oven for around 40 - 50 minutes or until juices run clear when a fork is inserting into the thickest part of the chicken.
  8. Serve with new roast potatoes and a side salad.
Recipe by Tiffin And Tea at