“Modified from EatingWell: May/June 2012. The original recipe called for chicken drumsticks. The whole cloves of garlic turn mild and buttery when they’re simmered with chicken in a simple white wine-mustard sauce in this garlic chicken recipe for two. Serve with mashed potatoes or rice, and green beans or broccoli.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly smash garlic cloves with the side of a large knife to loosen the skins. Peel; cut the large ones in half.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Remove to a plate with a slotted spoon.
  4. Add the chicken to the pan and cook until browned on one side, about 5-6 minutes. Turn it over and return the garlic to the pan.
  5. Add wine and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Whisk broth, mustard, flour and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl.
  7. Add the mixture to the pan; bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to maintain a lively simmer.
  8. Cover and cook until the chicken is cooked through and the garlic is tender, 10-11 minutes.
  9. Serve the chicken with the sauce, sprinkled with chives (or scallion greens).

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