Pollo en Salsa al Horno (Roasted Chicken in Sauce)
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A remarkably tender chicken roasted in a saffron wine sauce. A Spanish wonder.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 4
  • ⅓ cups All-purpose Flour, Divided
  • 4 pounds Chicken Parts
  • Salt
  • 1 cup Sunflower Oil
  • 2-½ Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1 clove Garlic, Peeled
  • 2 Sprigs Fresh Parsley
  • 1 pinch Saffron Threads
  • ¾ cups White Wine
  1. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the flour.
  2. Season the chicken pieces with salt and coat them with the remaining flour.
  3. Heat the oil with the butter in a skillet. Add the pieces of chicken and cook over medium heat until browned. Transfer to an ovenproof casserole.
  4. Preheat oven to 350º.
  5. Add the onion to the skillet and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes. While the onion is cooking, crush the garlic, parsley and saffron in a mortar and mix in the wine.
  6. Stir the reserved flour into the onions and stir continuously for 2 minutes. Add in the wine mixture and bring to a boil, stirring continuously, then pour over the chicken.
  7. Put the casserole in the oven and cook for 35 to 45 minutes until chicken is cooked through and tender.
  8. ¡Que aproveche!
Recipe by San Pasqual’s Kitchen at https://sanpasqualskitchen.com/pollo-en-salsa-al-horno-roasted-chicken-in-sauce/