Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

It sounds almost inedible, but assuming you can get normally harsh-tasting garlic to turn mellow and sweet, you’ll understand how this dish became a French classic.

SERVES4

TIME1¼ hours

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To take the harshness out of this classic French dish while staying true to its name, we found that precooking the garlic cloves was key. Bone-in chicken thighs cook quickly, meaning less time for the garlic to mellow, but a mere 4-minute h...