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 and green beans. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2012

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  • Lightly smash garlic cloves with the side of a large knife to loosen the skins. Peel; cut the large ones in half. Sprinkle chicken with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.

  • 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.

  • Add the chicken to the pan and cook until browned on one side, about 4 minutes. Turn it over and return the garlic to the pan. Add wine and cook for 1 minute.

  • Whisk broth, mustard, flour and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Add the mixture to the pan; bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to maintain a lively simmer. Cover and cook until the chicken is cooked through and the garlic is tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve the chicken with the sauce, sprinkled with chives (or scallion greens).

Nutrition Facts

323 calories; 17.9 g total fat; 3.4 g saturated fat; 168 mg cholesterol; 629 mg sodium. 414 mg potassium; 2.1 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g fiber; 32.5 g protein; 224 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 16 mcg folate; 21 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 34 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
My husband and I used boneless skinless chicken thighs so we didn't have to deal with the bones. Still delicious! I would add a lot more garlic:) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
A KEEPER! This dish is amazing...simple full of flavor great sauce. I used chicken breasts instead of the drumsticks cut the salt a little but other than that followed the recipe exactly. Sauce is smooth. The garlic cooked up sweet and tender. This will be a regular table item in my house! You could easily double it and serve to company. Pros: Easy quick on hand items Cons: None Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Best Chicken I Had not baked OMG! This is absolutely delicious! I was so happy to use the sides they recommended!This was a fabulous dinner! Pros: Excellant fast dish Cons: None Read More