Pollo al Horno (Sherry Roast Chicken)
2 Tbspolive oil
3 lbchicken pieces (thighs!)
·salt & pepper to taste
1 Tbspparsley, minced
3 clovegarlic, chopped large
1/4 cmedium-sweet oloroso sherry
2 Tbspunsalted butter (lard is more traditional)
How to Make Pollo al Horno (Sherry Roast Chicken)
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Coat the bottom of a baking dish with the oil. Arrange the chicken, skin side up, and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the parsley.
- Add the garlic to the pan and pour in the sherry. Dot the chicken with the lard or butter.
- Place the baking dish in the oven and roast for 45 minutes, basting the chicken frequently. Add a bit of water as the liquid evaporates. Serve.