Spanish Fried Chicken Recipe

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Spanish Fried Chicken
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Chicken the way they like it in Spain, first poached and then fried crisp with garlic

Ingredients of Spanish Fried Chicken

  • 1 chicken - cut into curry sized pieces
  • 2 Tbsp garlic
  • 1 Tbsp dried red chillies
  • Rock salt to taste
  • 70 ml olive oil oil for poaching
  • For the Garlic Mayonnaise:
  • 100 gm peeled garlic
  • 70 gm olive oil
  • Salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • For the Tomato Salsa:
  • 200 gm tomatoes
  • 8-10 garlic cloves
  • 20 ml olive oil
  • Dash of sherry
  • Salt to taste.

How to Make Spanish Fried Chicken

  • 1.Poach the chicken in the oil on a slow flame until cooked. Drain.
  • 2.Heat the olive oil and fry the chicken until the skin is crisp.
  • 3.Sprinkle with salt and lower the heat.
  • 4.Add garlic and allow to brown.
  • 5.Then toss in the chilli and serve.
  • 6.For the Mayonnaise:
  • 7.Blend the egg with the garlic.
  • 8.Continue blending while gradually pouring in the oil. Season well.
  • For the Salsa:
  • 1.Blend the garlic and gradually add tomatoes.
  • 2.Add remaining ingredients and serve.