The Mediterranean Style
extremely easy and tasty fried best chicken recipe AL AJILLO will become your family’s favorite
and yours too for its simplicity. The mediterranean way of sharing chicken.
Fried chicken Al ajillo
1 chicken (joint in 16 pieces)
3 cups of oil for frying (best using olive oil)
8 garlic cloves
5 stems of fresh parsley (1 tablespoon of dried parsley)
1 large-size frying pan
1 deep large dish
1 shallow dish for serving
5 sheets of kitchen paper
Preparing and cooking
- First, chop
5 garlic cloves into tiny pieces and do the same with the parsley.
- Mix the
garlic and the parsley with ¼ cup oil in a large deep dish and introduce the
- Make sure
all the joints are evenly coated.
the oil in the pan up to about 356ºF (180ºC)
put the chicken joints, one by one, in the pan. Leave the
pieces in the pan for 6 minutes, turn them over and leave them 2 more minutes.
- They are
ready when they are completely cooked inside, the juices are no longer
pink when you test it with a fork. They’ll also look golden outside.
- Display the
kitchen paper sheets on the cutting board or over a shallow dish. Put the
pieces over it when done. The paper will absorb the extra fat.
goes great with french-fries and barbeque sauce, or potato salad.
Serve it with a mix of different kinds of lettuce. You can also buy them in the supermarket already rinsed and mixed. A good time-saver tip.
special side dish:
apple like you do to cook potato chips. Fry it the same way in a pan or
put it in a pre-heated oven (350ºF) over a shallow pan until they become
Learn more about frying tips here
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