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Blistered Chicken and Garlic

Blistered Chicken and Garlic
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 4

Enjoy your dinner with this delicious baked chicken flavored with wine and cognac - a tasty meal. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
jar (6 oz) peeled garlic cloves (about 32 cloves)
3/4
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
3
tablespoons cognac
1/4
cup whipping cream
Fresh thyme sprigs, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Sprinkle chicken with salt, dried thyme and pepper. In 12-inch cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil until brown on all sides. Remove chicken from skillet. Reduce heat to low. Add garlic; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Return chicken to skillet.
  • 2
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest pieces are cut to bone (at least 165°F).
  • 3
    Remove chicken and garlic from skillet; cover to keep warm. Place skillet over medium-high heat. Add wine and cognac, scraping any browned bits from bottom of pan. Heat to boiling; boil 3 minutes. Add whipping cream; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Pour sauce over chicken. Garnish with fresh thyme.

Expert Tips

  • If you don’t have a large cast-iron skillet, any 12-inch heatproof skillet works fine.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
452
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
6g
0%
Sodium
860mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
50g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 7 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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