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Chicken in Salt Crust with Garlic Confit


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  • 1 chicken
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 1/3 lbs coarse salt
  • 1 1/4 cups of water
  • thyme
  • 1 head of garlic Lomagne
  • Olive oil
  • pepper


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 120mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 ° F
Mix salt, flour and water to make a ball of dough. Flatten the dough and spread it on baking paper. The dough should be large enough to wrap the chicken.

Step 2

Sprinkle chicken with thyme, pepper and on top stick 3 unpeeled garlic cloves.

Step 3

Place chicken in the center of the dough and wrap the chicken.

Step 4

Place chicken wrapped in dough in a baking dish. Add garlic cloves, unpeeled, in the dish with a drizzle of olive oil and thyme. Bake for 2 hours.

Step 5

Break the crust and serve the chicken with garlic confit and roasted potatoes or mashed potatoes.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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