Chicken with 20 Cloves of Garlic

  • Yield: 8 servings


1tablespoon butter
1tablespoon olive oil
2pounds chicken leg quarters
20 garlic cloves, peeled
2cups cherry tomatoes
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4cup shredded (chiffonade) basil leaves
24 (1/4-inch-thick) slices baguette


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Heat butter and oil in a heavy ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned. Remove chicken to a plate.
  3. Add garlic to pan and cook until it begins to brown, about 1 minute, stirring frequently. Arrange chicken on top of garlic. Place tomatoes on top. Sprinkle salt. Add broth and wine.
  4. Cover and place in oven. Cook 30 minutes, or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with fresh basil and pepper. Serve with baguette slices.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 306
  • Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 72mg
  • Sodium 472mg
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 1.3g
  • Protein 19g