Pollo al Ajillo (Chicken and Garlic)

Pollo al Ajillo (Chicken and Garlic)

Beth 1

"Chock full of garlic, this dish from the Castilian region of Spain is delish!!! Served with a salad and crusty French bread, it is sure to please."


1 h 30 m servings 1077 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1077 kcal
  • 54%
  • Fat:
  • 65.5 g
  • 101%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 66.6 g
  • 133%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 255 mg
  • 85%
  • Sodium:
  • 1224 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large covered skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil until browned on all sides. Remove chicken from skillet.
  2. Arrange potatoes in the skillet to cover the bottom. Scatter garlic cloves over potatoes. Place chicken on top of garlic and potatoes. Sprinkle pepper, salt, and parsley over chicken. Pour sherry and port over all. Cover, and simmer over low heat until potatoes and chicken are cooked through, approximately 45 minutes.
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  1. 7 Ratings


I just made the chicken without the potatoe, it was very nice! Instead of cooking it in a fry pan I baked it in the oven and it turned out so nice and crispy.

Wow, this was delicious! At the end, we pulled the chicken out of the skillet and browned it skin-side-down in olive oil and reduced the sauce a bit. We threw in some red pepper flakes, too. We...

I made this dish for my wife tonight, wow, very good, the port wine gave it such flavor as well as the garlic! Excellent recipe!!

Great flavor!-easy to prepare-bland in color-the dish was kind of biege. Maybe roasting the poatoes would some more color and adding some veggies! I'd recommend this dish-husband liked it-11 yea...

Very good I did not have Port Wine used Merlot I removed the potatoes & chicken added shallots reduced liquids to a gravy put eveything back in skillet Wonderful

tasty it is. Too much liquid in my opinion, it turned into a stew. I grew up in Spain, not like I remembered it to be. I will need to make some adjustments to the method of cooking, it was lo...

It was excellent recipe. I cut the oil in half, and instead of using all potatoes, I mixed potatoes with onions, carrots, broccoli and celery. Not a huge fan of sherry so instead I used a Spanis...