Rating: 4.32 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

Whole garlic cloves are mild when simmered with chicken in a simple white wine-mustard sauce in this garlic chicken recipe. Serve with smashed potatoes with buttermilk and sautéed green beans.

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Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2012

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total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Lightly smash garlic cloves with the side of a large knife to loosen the skins. Peel; cut larger ones in half. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.

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  • Heat oil in a large 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 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 1/4 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, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve sprinkled with chives (or scallion greens).

Nutrition Facts

343 calories; protein 33.4g; carbohydrates 7g; dietary fiber 0.5g; sugars 0.6g; fat 18g; saturated fat 3.4g; cholesterol 168.1mg; vitamin a iu 203.4IU; vitamin c 7.2mg; folate 15.6mcg; calcium 47.8mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 37mg; potassium 471.2mg; sodium 631mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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