Braised Chicken W/Garlic and White Wine

“Definitely for garlic lovers. This is a fairly simple braised chicken dish with a rich flavorful sauce. It has a lot of garlic but it is braised until the garlic turns into a buttery caramelized accent.”
READY IN:
1hr 35mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim excess fat off chicken. Rinse and Pat the chicken dry. Salt and pepper each piece.
  2. Lightly smash garlic, leaving peel attached.
  3. Heat 4 Tbl Olive Oil in a heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
  4. Working in two batches, brown the chicken on all sides, 12 minutes per side.
  5. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  6. Add remaining olive oil and garlic to the pot. Stir until golden brown, about 4 minutes.
  7. Add wine and thyme; bring to a boil.
  8. Return chicken to the pot.
  9. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and simmer until chicken is cooked through, moving chicken pieces from top to bottom every 5 minutes, for about 20 minutes. (The sauce will not cover the chicken).
  10. Season to taste w/salt and pepper.
  11. Transfer chicken to platter, spoon garlic cloves around chicken and spoon sauce over.

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