Portugese Garlic Chicken

Portugese Garlic Chicken

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  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 8 hr
  • Total: 8 hr 20 min
  • Serving: 4
Brought to you from the 50+ Friends Cookbook.

Ingredients

  • 1 med onion, thinly sliced
  • 5 tbsp. garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 med. pear-shaped tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 c. chopped baked ham
  • 1/2 c. golden raisins
  • 1 chicken (3+ lbs.)
  • 1/2 c. Port wine
  • 1/4 c. Brandy
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch, blended with
  • 2 tbsp. cold water
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • salt
  • parsley and tomato wedges

Directions

  1. In a 4 quart or larger electric slow cooker, combine onion, garlic, tomatoes, ham and raisins.
  2. Reserve chicken neck and giblets for other use; rinse chicken inside and out and pat dry.
  3. Tuck wingtips under; tie drumsticks together, if desired.
  4. Place chicken on top of onion mixture.
  5. Mix port, brandy, mustard and tomato paste; pour over chicken.
  6. Cover; cook on low until meat new thighbone is very tender when pierced. (7½-8 hours)
  7. Carefully lift chicken to rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4-6 inches below heat until golden brown (about 5 minutes).
  8. Transfer to a warm platter; keep warm.
  9. Skim and discard fat from cooking liquid; blend in cornstarch mixture.
  10. Increase cooker heat setting to high; cover and cook, stirring 2 or 3 times until sauce is thickened (about 10 more minutes).
  11. Stir in vinegar; season to taste with salt.
  12. To serve, garnish chicken with parsley sprigs and tomato wedges.
  13. Carve bird; top with some of the sauce.
  14. Serve remaining sauce in a bowl to add to taste.

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Comments on "Portugese Garlic Chicken"

Andrea B May 05, 2010 | 10:19 AM

This recipe is fantastic - thank you!!

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