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20 Cloves of Garlic Roast Chicken Recipe

A Twenty Cloves of Garlic Roast Chicken Recipe for those who love garlic and those who are having a problem with vampires.

This marinade will work well for both a whole roast chicken and chicken pieces, the drumstick in particular. It’s also a great idea for a chicken braai marinade.

If you feel that twenty cloves of garlic are not enough you could always double up to 40 cloves!

Twenty Clove Garlic Roast Chicken Recipe | Chef John

Serving: 4-6 | Prep: 15 min | Cooking: 75 min


Chicken 1
Garlic 20 cloves peeled
Oregano 1 teaspoon dried
Thyme 1 teaspoon dried
Rosemary 1 teaspoon dried
Chilli Flakes 1/2 teaspoon
Olive Oil 100 ml
Red Wine Vinegar 50 ml
Salt & Pepper

1 . Blitz the garlic, oregano, thyme, rosemary, chilli flakes in a blender with the olive oil and red wine vinigar
2 . Score the chicken legs
3 . Coat the chicken with the garlic paste (whole or pieces)
4 . Cover and marinade for 2 hours or overnight
5 . Preheat the oven to 180°C
6 . Roast in the oven for between 60-75 minutes depending on the size of the chicken
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