“Chicken in Tomato Sauce”
2hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Plunge the tomatoes in boiling water 2 to 3 minutes then place them under a cold water tap; remove skins.
  2. Dice the tomatoes and put aside.
  3. Cut the chicken into 4 quarters and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Brown the chicken pieces in the olive oil in a deep cast iron pot.
  5. Add the diced tomatoes, whole garlic cloves, vanilla pods and dry white wine.
  6. Simmer on a very low flame for 2 to 3 hours (the chicken should fall off the bone).
  7. Remove the chicken from the pot and arrange on a serving platter; cover with aluminum foil and keep warm.
  8. Crush the garlic cloves, discard the vanilla pods and reduce tomato sauce slightly.
  9. Add additional salt & freshly ground black pepper if needed.
  10. When your tomato sauce has reached desired consistency; cover the arranged chicken with the tomato sauce and serve immediately accomanied by potato rissoles or rice flavored with saffron.

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