CHICKEN IN SHERRY SAUCE
|1 chicken jointed150 g mushrooms1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil150 ml sherry100 g ham (slices)1 bay leaf1 onion, slicedSalt and freshly ground pepper to taste2 tbsp flour3 medium cloves garlic, minced1/2 c defatted chicken stock|
|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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