Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

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Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Why This Recipe Works

We updated the classic French chicken with 40 cloves of garlic recipe, using a hybrid pan-roasting–braising technique, making it better . . . and quicker. For our chicken with 40 cloves of garlic recipe, we used a cut-up chicken rather than...

Why This Recipe Works

We updated the classic French chicken with 40 cloves of garlic recipe, using a hybrid pan-roasting–braising technique, making it better . . . and quicker. For our chicken with 40 cloves of garlic recipe, we used a cut-up chicken rather than a whole bird because it cooks faster and more evenly. First, we roasted the garlic cloves, then we added the braising liquid and chicken to the pan and browned and braised the chicken on top of the stove before transferring the pan to the oven to finish cooking.

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Chicken in a PotSeason 4, Ep. 412

French country cooking has a way with chicken in a pot, whether it’s the famous chicken with 40 cloves of garlic or the lesser-known chicken Provençal. These dishes take chicken to new heights—or go a...