Recipe Basque chicken

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  • Basque chicken
  • 8Servings
  • Preparation
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  • Total
  • 585 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Meat
  • Sub-category : Poultry
  • Difficulty : 2
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Warning ! This is not the good season to make this recipe ! See other recipes (Meat) recommended for this season



  • 1 Dutch Oven
  • 1 frying pan


  1. Cut the chicken into pieces and brown it in a Dutch oven with the fat until the pieces are golden brown, then salt and pepper

  2. Meanwhile, in a frying pan, sauté the chopped onions in oil then the tomatoes, also chopped; salt and pepper and let reduce 30 minutes

  3. Add the following to the chicken: the ham sliced into squares, the chopped peppers (seeded), the Espelette pepper cut into 4 lengthwise (you can leave the seeds), and the thyme, bay leaf, and parsley. Stir, cover and let simmer for 1 hour
  4. When finished add the crushed garlic and the tomato and onion mixture and simmer for 15 minutes uncovered.

Final Thoughts...

  • Bon appétit and have fun to cook this recipe!


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Mother of three, French and living in Paris, in 2003 I decided to create this site to make my everyday cooking easier. My main interest: home-made food with simple, high quality products, local ingredients, and passing down what my mother taught me the best I can.

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