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Chicken with Garlic & Herbs

If you're looking for a food item that is so versatile when cooking meat, pasta, or vegetarian dishes and is packed with nutrients that can aid in your digestive health, help reduce inflammation, and help fight the common cold and flu, then look no further! Garlic is here!

Adding garlic to your dietary routine is as easy as chopping or mincing your way to good health!

Begin today with this simple chicken dish!

Chicken with Garlic & Herbs

Makes 6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 10 garlic cloves, peeled and halved

  • 2 tablespoons brandy or chicken stock

  • 1 cup chicken stock

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large cast-iron or another heavy skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on both sides. Remove from pan.

  2. Remove skillet from heat; add halved garlic cloves and brandy. Return to heat; cook and stir over medium heat until liquid is almost evaporated (about 1-2 minutes).

  3. Stir in stock, rosemary and thyme; return chicken to pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered until a thermometer reads 170°, 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle with chives.

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