How to make it

  • Preheat the oven: Start by turning the oven to 200ºC.
  • Season the chicken: Rub the chicken with 1-2 tbsp of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Par boil the potatoes: In a small pot cover the potatoes with water, place on the heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling cook for 3 minutes. Take off the heat, drain and put aside.
  • Prepare the chicken: Heat a heavy skillet or frying pan and add 2 tbsp of olive oil. Once heated up, place the chicken quarters in the pan skin side down, brown them and then add the shallots and garlic until all lightly browned. Add the potatoes and cook until lightly browned. Put the lemon zest in a pot of cold water and bring to a boil for 3 minutes.
  • Combine the ingredients together: Put the chicken and potatoes into a big bowl. Next, add to the bowl all the remaining ingredients, except the parsley.
  • Mix the ingredients: Make sure your hands are properly washed and mix all the ingredients together.
  • Place all in dish: Using a casserole dish large enough to hold all the ingredients, pour in the mixture.
  • Put in the oven: Place the dish in the oven and cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes at 200ºC.
  • Baste the chicken: Baste the casserole occasionally during the cooking time to keep the chicken covered with the juices, you can add about half a cup of water if there are not enough juices.
  • Serve and enjoy: When cooked thoroughly, take the casserole out of the oven and serve with freshly chopped parsley.

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  • danadooley 11 years ago
    I love this dish and this is a great recipe for it. Thanks for sharing.
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