Everyday Garlic Chicken Greats

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Summer FestWe’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com.

A few cloves (or heads!) of garlic are great for livening up plain chicken dinners. For an explosion of garlicky flavor, add these favorite weeknight wonders to your repertoire.

30-Minute Meal: Garlic Roasted Chicken
Cloves of garlic roast right along with the chicken. Squeezed the sweet, warm garlic out of the skin and spread onto fresh bread for a sensational side.

Marinade Magic: Roasted Garlic Chicken
This chicken hangs out in a mashed garlic mixture for 2 hours or overnight, so all the garlicky goodness sinks in before dinnertime.

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Roasted Garlic Chicken from Food Network Magazine

40 Cloves: Ina’s Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
Ina proves that you can never have too much garlic. The Barefoot Contessa mixes up a secret sauce, with loads of garlic, white wine, Cognac and a touch of heavy cream.

5-Ingredient Fix: Citrus Garlic Chicken
With a few key ingredients and a quick marinade, Claire cooks up a flavorful can’t-miss chicken dinner.

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Comments (21)

  1. I think garlic work beat with chicken and so that's what I did. Just gave it an Indian spin http://bit.ly/ck7C1r

  2. Ranjani says:

    I really want to try the chicken with 40 cloves of garlic. Garlic and chicken really is a great combo!
    This week I made garlic soup with poached eggs: http://4seasonsoffood.blogspot.com/2010/09/garlic

  3. Sylvia Jalomo says:

    I'm for something quick and delicious—chicken tenders, fresh crushed garlic cloves, olive oil, kosher salt-or your favorite, course black pepper and if you'd like- hot pepper flakes. Add all to a bowl or zip type bag and mix well. Allow to sit (in a cold place!) while the grill heats up. It takes no time at all and it's very versatile-you can make stuffed pitas, tacos, burritos, top a salad with it, put it on/in pasta-one of my favorites- toss into a nice Alfredo Sauce-I make a great low fat version with cashew nut cream blended in for the cream/ milk in the regular sauce… I just don't tell anyone what's in it ( of course-Be SURE that no one eating this is allergic to nuts first!) All time favorite-use it to top grilled pizza!! YUM!

  4. Kathleen says:

    These recipes you posted sound great. I made some Garlic Chicken too this week for Summer Fest. http://dejavucook.wordpress.com/2010/09/08/garlic

  5. Stephanie says:

    40 cloves of garlic . . . Can't wait to try it on that chicken!

    My contribution to Fall Fest this week is a gentle nudge to plant your own garlic. It's so very easy!

    http://www.dollopofcream.com/2010/09/plant-yourse

  6. Chef Louise says:

    Where is Emeril's? He is the garlic king…
    I did-

    ~ Caberneti Spaghetti Nests with Crispy Egg and Golden Garlic~
    http://2besatisfied.blogspot.com/2010/09/summer-f
    ~Chef Louise

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