40 Cloves and a Chicken
- 1 whole chicken (broiler/fryer) cut into 8 pieces
- 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 10 sprigs fresh thyme
- 40 peeled cloves garlic
- Salt and pepper
DirectionsWatch how to make this recipe.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Toss with a 2 tablespoons olive oil and brown on both sides in a wide fry pan or skillet over high heat. Remove from heat, add oil, thyme, and garlic cloves. Cover and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove chicken from the oven, let rest for 5 to 10 minutes, carve, and serve.
Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown