Chicken in sherry sauce

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 chicken jointed
  • 150 g mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 150 ml sherry
  • 100 g ham (slices)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c defatted chicken stock
Traditional Spanish dishes: Chicken in Sherry Sauce
PREPARATION:
  • Mix the flour with salt and pepper. Dip the chicken and shake off any excess.

  • Heat olive oil in a casserole dish before adding the chicken pieces and browning them for a space of 5 minutes. Remove to a dish.

  • Chop the onion and the ham, and slice the mushrooms.

  • Lower the heat before adding the garlic, the onion, the ham and the mushrooms and sautéing the whole mixture for 5-10 minutes.

  • Return chicken to casserole dish, complete the preparation adding sherry, chicken stock and one or two bay leaves, gently simmering everything for 5 minutes.

  • Finally season with salt and pepper and cover and simmer until the chicken is tender (approximately 20 more minutes).



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