Braised Chicken with Herbs

Braised Chicken with Herbs


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I have a wonderful herb garden and love using them as much as I can, this is a delightful little chicken recipe that is easy and tastes great.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 kg free range whole chicken, gutted and cut into pieces
  • 30g parsley, diced
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 10 fresh thyme sprigs, leaves only
  • 2 fresh rosemary sprigs, leaves only
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chervil, diced
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 5 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 400g small onions, pickling size
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 (750ml) bottle Burgundy wine

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:2hours 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C.
  2. Add a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan then add the chicken and cook over high heat for 5 minutes or until brown.
  3. In a large oven-proof saucepan add the chicken and sprinkle with the herbs; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the carrots, onions and garlic around the chicken then pour the wine over the chicken.
  5. Cover with lid and bake n the oven for 1 1/2 hours. .
  6. Check the chicken from time to time and remove the lid 15 minutes before the end of the cooking time.

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