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    Portuguese Chicken Madeira

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    2 hrs 1 min

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    Mami J's Note:

    A roasted chicken marinated in a black peppercorn, garlic and Madeira wine paste. Prep time is marinating time. Found online for Zaar World Tour 5.

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    Serves: 4-6



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    1. 1
      Rinse chicken inside and out. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels. Place chicken on a roasting pan, tempered glass or ceramic.
    2. 2
      In a food processor or with a mortar and pestle, grind the garlic cloves and the peppercorns, making a paste. Place in a small bowl and incorporate the Madeira. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Bring to room temperature before baking.
    3. 3
      Heat oven to 375 degrees.
    4. 4
      Pour the olive oil over the chicken. Place chicken in oven and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until juices run clear. Let rest 15-20 minutes before carving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 21, 2009


      This produced a very moist and tender chicken. The madeira marinade really helped to assure the chicken was deeply golden during roasting, and it was positively yummy. I am so glad I tried this recipe! Thanks for posting, Mami Janine. Made for ZWT5.

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    • on May 18, 2009


      Made for ZWT 5 Spain Portugal region For Team Zaar Chow Hounds This made the chicken moist tender chicken. I used a Spanish olive oil for drizzling on the chicken.

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    • on May 15, 2009


      This was the main attraction of Menu #28298 la buena mesa! :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Portuguese Chicken Madeira

    Serving Size: 1 (70 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 831.9
    Calories from Fat 567
    Total Fat 63.0 g
    Saturated Fat 16.5 g
    Cholesterol 243.8 mg
    Sodium 228.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 0.1 g
    Protein 57.4 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    whole black peppercorns

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