Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic in a clay pot

Recipe by Herb Lady
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 5-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak top and bottom of 3 1/4 quart clay cooker in water about 15 minutes; drain.
  • Line bottom and sides of cooker with parchment paper.
  • Combine olive oil, garlic and herbs in cooker.
  • Rinse and pat dry chicken reserving neck and giblets for other use.
  • Place chicken over garlic mixture.
  • Drizzle with lemon juice.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place covered cooker in COLD oven.
  • Set oven at 475 degrees F.
  • Bake until chicken is tender and juices run clear when thigh is pierced, about 1 1/4 hours.
  • Remove cover; bake until chicken is crisp and brown.
  • 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Carve chicken and spoon cooking liquid over chicken.
  • Serve with garlic and french bread.
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