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40 cloves of garlic chicken

Adapted from the classic James Beard's Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
Course Main Meal
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 428kcal
Author Marie

Ingredients

  • 2 ribs of celery , cut into long strips
  • 1 medium sized onion , coursely chopped
  • 3 springs of parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of dried tarragon
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • ¼ cup vermouth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • freshly grated nutmeg (I didn't use)
  • 40 cloves of garlic , unpeeled
  • French bread for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Line the bottom of a heavy ovenproof casserole dish with celery, and onions
  • Sprinkle with tarragon.
  • Pour oil into large bowl, and toss drumsticks to coat.
  • Place chicken drums in casserole on top of vegetables and tuck garlic all around.
  • Pour vermouth over chicken, and sprinkle with salt and pepper, and nutmeg
  • Cover casserole tightly with aluminum foil and place in the oven for 90 minutes
  • Serve with bread to spread roasted garlic

Nutrition

Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 747mg | Potassium: 524mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2mg