Drunken Italian chicken: this delicious one-pot chicken dish is extremely easy to prepare and sure to become a family favourite.
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Boozy one-pot Italian chicken

This delicious one-pot chicken dish is extremely easy to prepare and sure to become a family favourite.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lucy Parissi

Ingredients

  • 10 chicken drumsticks
  • 200 g | 7oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 100 g prosciutto torn into strips
  • 10 small shallots peeled
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 5 sun-dried tomatoes finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp sun-dried peppers cut into strips
  • 2 whole cloves of garlic
  • 150 ml | 5 fl oz dry white wine
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp English mustard
  • 2 tbsp port
  • 2 tbsp brandy
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • lemon zest to serve

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 170C (340F).
  • Combine the wine, vinegar, mustard, port and brandy in a measuring jug and set aside.
  • Put the chicken, prosciutto and all the vegetables in a large, lidded, ovenproof dish. Season generously and toss together.
  • Pour over the wine mixture and mix together. Drizzle with the olive oil.
  • Cover and cook for one hour.
  • Take the lid off and cook for another 30 minutes or until the chicken is nicely coloured.
  • Sprinkle with the parsley and lemon zest. Serve with rice or salad.