Chicken with Belgian Endive (kip met witloof)

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

Belgian Endive is a slightly bitter vegetable, but delicious to those who acquire the taste. I realize it is rather expensive in the US, but "cheap as chips" here in Belgium !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken into serving pieces.
  2. Salt and pepper pieces, and dust with flour.
  3. Melt butter in a large heavy pot and brown the chicken on all sides.
  4. Cover the pot and allow the chicken to cook for 45 minutes on a slow fire.
  5. Cut the endive fine and place around the chicken.
  6. Removing the inner core of the endive will reduce some of the bitterness.
  7. Allow to cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  8. Check the chicken for doneness (juices should run clear).
  9. Add the cream and bring again to a simmer, briefly.
  10. Add the lemon juice just before serving.


Most Helpful

I made this for a game called "Zaartag" This was Absoultey delish! Makes the whole house smell wonderful and is actually pretty easy to make. I highly recommend everyone try this. Thanks Flemishminx for sharing a great recipe!

Mimi Bobeck July 15, 2005

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