40 Cloves Of Garlic Chicken
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 90
  • Servings: 8
  • 5 ribs celery, cut into 3 x 1/4 inch strips
  • 5 carrots, cut into 3 x 1/2 inch strips
  • 1 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 chicken leg-quaters (or other pieces)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 40 unpeeled cloves garlic (about 3 bulbs)
  • Crusty bread
DIRECTIONS
  1. In greased 4 quart casserole place celery, carrots and onion.
  2. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon tarragon and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. In bowl, toss chicken with oil until coated.
  4. Arrange chicken and garlic cloves in casserole; drizzle with any oil remaining in bowl.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining salt, tarragon and pepper.
  6. Cover tightly with foil before covering with lid.
  7. Bake in 375 degree oven 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Serve chicken in bowls with the pan juices and garlic cloves. S
  9. queeze garlic from the husks; spread, like butter, on bread and eat along with the chicken.
  10. Best if chicken is skinned.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
"Vampire Chicken" will keep them away from you for a lifetime!Dont be alarmed by the number of garlic cloves called for, the garlic mellows as it roasts,this dish is delicious and delicately flavored.