Skillet Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe

Skillet Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe

How To Make Skillet Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Garlic lovers are gonna want to sink their teeth into this fully loaded and juicy skillet chicken, packed with plenty of garlic, and coated in creamy sauce!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 40garlic cloves,(about 3 heads of garlic), peeled
  • 8chicken thighs,skin and bone on
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • cupswhite wine,used Will’s Fargo Pinot Gris
  • 2fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2tbspall-purpose flour
  • 2tbspheavy cream


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Put the garlic in a small saucepan covered with water and boil for 1 minute. Remove the garlic and dry on a paper towel.

  3. Dry the chicken thighs with a paper towel. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. In a cast iron skillet or favorite frying pan, add 2 tablespoons of butter and add half of the chicken, skin side down on medium high.

  5. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until well browned and remove from the pan. Cook the second half of the chicken the same way, then remove to a plate.

  6. Add the garlic cloves to the pan and on low cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until golden brown. Add the wine and scrape up any browned chicken bits on the bottom of the pan. Add the chicken back to the pan add the fresh thyme.

  7. Cover the pan with foil tightly and put in the oven for 30 minutes.

  8. Remove the pan from the oven, and take the chicken out of the pan.

  9. Mix the cream and flour together and add to the pan, cooking on medium high until it boils and thickens. Season again with salt and pepper if needed. Remove the stalks of thyme.

  10. Add the chicken back to the pan.

  11. Serve with some mashed potatoes, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 711.03kcal
  • Fat: 48.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.83g
  • Fiber: 0.90g
  • Sugar: 0.92g
  • Protein: 44.40g
  • Cholesterol: 269.21mg
  • Sodium: 815.13mg
  • Calcium: 73.35mg
  • Potassium: 674.73mg
  • Iron: 2.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 114.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.87mg
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