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Catalan Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

Russ Myers


The Catalanian language may be the language of romance, and you will surely fall in love with this recipe


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4 Servings
20 Min
40 Min


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chicken leg quarters
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 medium
onion, chopped
4 clove
garlic, chopped
3/4 c
chorizo or other spicy sausage, chopped
1 can(s)
(28 oz.) whole, peeled tomatoes, drained and chopped
1/2 c
full bodied red wine
1/2 c
pitted olives, chopped

How to Make Catalan Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters


  • 1Prepare gas or charcoal grill.

    In small bowl, stir together cayenne pepper, cumin, cinnamon, salt and black pepper. Rub thoroughly over chicken leg quarters. Place on grill and cook, turning, until browned on all sides and beginning to firm, about 10 minutes total.
  • 2While chicken is grilling, warm olive oil in large pot over medium heat. Add onions and garlic; saute until beginning to brown, about 4 minutes. Stir in chorizo; saute for 3 minutes more.
  • 3Stir in tomatoes and red wine. Bring mixture to simmer and continue cooking until chicken is off the grill.
  • 4Add chicken to pot. Stir in olives. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 5To serve, put a piece of chicken in each of four large, shallow bowls. Top with sauce.

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About Catalan Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

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

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