About Food – Chicken with Green Garlic and Mushrooms

In this family recipe from western Georgia we show how to make chicken with green garlic, leeks and mushrooms. Green garlic is young garlic, picked before the cloves have begun to mature.

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Ingredients: 400 grams of green garlic, 400 grams of leeks, 1 whole chicken or chicken breasts, 1 tbs of whole black pepper corns, 2 bay leaves, 1 tsp of dried marigold, 100 grams of butter, 3 tbs of white wine vinegar, 2 large onions, 2 large hot green peppers, 300 grams of mushrooms, 8 tbs of oil, and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

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Preparation: Cut the chicken and add to a pot with 1 tbs of whole black pepper corns, 1 tsp of dried marigold, 2 bay leaves, 3 tbs of white wine vinegar and 4 tbs of oil. Fry (covered) on a low heat for 20 minutes, turning the meat halfway through.

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Slice the mushrooms and onions and add to the pot, together with 4 tbs of oil. Stir and continue to fry (covered) on a low heat for 15 minutes.

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Chop the green garlic, leeks and green pepper and add to the pot together with 100 grams of butter and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

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Stir and continue to fry (uncovered) on a low heat for 5-6 minutes. When ready, remove from heat and serve.

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Serving: Serve hot.

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Enjoy your Chicken with Green Garlic and Mushrooms!

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7 Responses to “About Food – Chicken with Green Garlic and Mushrooms”
  1. I’m making this!

  2. I keep staring at this. It’s very nice photography. Tomorrow I’m off to the market. Looks like a tajine to me 🙂

  3. drool…. drool….. drool… this sounds great!!!

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