Chicken in the oven with special sauce

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:30 h
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Serve this chicken drizzled with a delicious sauce in a special occasion, your visits will like and want to repeat. Try it…

Chicken in the oven with special sauce | Food From Portugal

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  • 1.5 kg (3 1/3 pounds) chicken cut into pieces
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • Thyme (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 1/2 chilli
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Put the chicken pieces in a rectangular baking dish and season with salt.

    Step 2

    1. Place the tomatoes cut into pieces, peeled garlic, thyme, nutmeg, pepper, olive oil, honey and chilli in a blender and blend until a creamy sauce.

    Step 3

    1. Drizzle the chicken with the sauce, sprinkle with chopped coriander and marinate about 30 minutes.

    Step 4

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 5

    1. Cover the rectangular baking dish with aluminum foil and bake about 50 minutes.

    Step 6

    1. Remove the chicken from the oven and serve with white rice.

Chicken in the oven with special sauce

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 824

Total Fat: 35 g(54%)

Saturated Fat: 6.5 g(33%)

Cholesterol: 289 mg(96%)

Sodium: 281 mg(12%)

Total Carbohydrate: 14 g(5%)

Protein: 110 g

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Chicken in the oven with special sauce | Food From Portugal

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