Mary's Vinegar Chicken

Mary's Vinegar Chicken Recipe

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Jason Koch


Found this recipe in Playboy as I was throwing away the issue.

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2 Tbsp
olive oil
3 3/4 large
whole chicken, quartered
freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp
4 clove
garlic, peeled and halved
2 c
sherry vinegar
fresh basil leaves

How to Make Mary's Vinegar Chicken


  • 1Preheat over to 450 degrees. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat until smoking.
  • 2Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 3Place chicken pieces skin-side down in the pan and sear until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add butter and garlic cloves and cook 2 more minutes.
  • 4Add vinegar (carefully)
  • 5Turn chicken over and put pan in oven. Cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer indicates 160 degrees. Garnish with basil. Serve with french fries or mash potatoes.

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About Mary's Vinegar Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken