Maltese Chicken with Red Wine and Honey Gravy

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


In Malta, this recipe is usually made with fried rabbit. This recipes uses chicken instead.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    whole chicken (about 4 lbs), cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 c
    dry red wine
  • 2 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • ·
    parsley, chopped

How to Make Maltese Chicken with Red Wine and Honey Gravy


  1. Rinse chicken and pat dry.
  2. Heat oil in heavy large deep skillet over medium heat. Add chicken to skillet. Cover and cook until golden brown, about 15 minutes per side.
  3. Turn chicken skin-side up; continue to cook uncovered until cooked through, about 10 minutes longer. Transfer chicken to platter; tent with foil to keep warm.
  4. Pour off excess fat from skillet. Add wine and honey. Simmer until reduced to 1/3 cup, stirring often, about 8 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with parsley.

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About Maltese Chicken with Red Wine and Honey Gravy

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mediterranean

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