Roasted Garlic Chicken

Total Time:
2 hr 40 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
2 hr
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh oregano, plus more for garnish
  • 3 or 4 dried red chile peppers, crushed
  • Kosher salt
  • 4 pounds bone-in chicken parts (or one 4-pound chicken, cut into 10 pieces)
  • Pita bread, for serving
Directions

Mince 1 clove garlic; smash the rest. Combine the garlic with the vinegar, olive oil, oregano, chiles and 2 teaspoons salt in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Preheat the oven to 450. Arrange the chicken in a roasting pan; roast until cooked through and golden, about 30 minutes. Garnish with oregano. Brush pita bread with the pan drippings to serve with the chicken.

Per serving: Calories 644; Fat 43 g (Saturated 10 g); Cholesterol 190 mg;

Sodium 657 mg; Carbohydrate 1 g; Fiber 0 g; Protein 59 g

Photograph by Antonis Achilleos


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