A simple and very tasty way to prepare chicken with oodles of roasted garlic. This dish smells wonderful as it cooks and is perfect for a celebratory feast.
Do not be afraid to use (or eat) the 40 cloves of garlic! This is one of our favorite recipes to serve company.
1 whole chicken (broiler/fryer) cut into 12 pieces
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
10 sprigs fresh thyme
40 peeled cloves garlic
Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Toss with a 2 tablespoons olive oil and brown on both sides in a wide fry pan or Dutch oven over high heat.
Remove from heat, add oil, thyme, and garlic cloves.
Cover and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove chicken from the oven, let rest for 5 to 10 minutes, carve, and serve.
Dick’s “Pretty Good!” Garlic at
The Dyer Family Organic Farm, Ann Arbor, MI
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