5-ingredient braised chicken with spelt

Based on 6 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
45
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
chicken legs
190 g spelt
½ head radicchio
6 cloves garlic
60 ml apple cider vinegar
355 ml water
salt
pepper
olive oil for frying
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • tongs
  • pot
  • cooking spoon

Nutrition per serving

Cal
699
Protein
55g
Fat
24g
Carb
63g

Step 1/4

Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper.  Core the radicchio and cut into thin wedges. Peel the garlic cloves and crush them.
  • 2 chicken legs
  • ½ head radicchio
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cutting board
  • knife

Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Core the radicchio and cut into thin wedges. Peel the garlic cloves and crush them.

Step 2/4

Set a pot over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil. Add the chicken drumsticks and skin-side down chicken thighs and cook for approx. 12 min. until the skin is crispy and browned. Flip, and cook for approx. 8 min. more. Remove from the pot.
  • olive oil for frying
  • tongs
  • pot

Set a pot over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil. Add the chicken drumsticks and skin-side down chicken thighs and cook for approx. 12 min. until the skin is crispy and browned. Flip, and cook for approx. 8 min. more. Remove from the pot.

Step 3/4

Add another light drizzle of olive oil to the pot, if needed, and add the garlic cloves. Let sauté for approx. 1 min. then add the spelt. Season with salt and pepper and let cook for about 5. min. or until it smells fragrant and the spelt is toasted slightly. Deglaze the pot with the apple cider vinegar, then add the water. Bring to a boil.
  • 190 spelt
  • 60 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 355 ml water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cooking spoon

Add another light drizzle of olive oil to the pot, if needed, and add the garlic cloves. Let sauté for approx. 1 min. then add the spelt. Season with salt and pepper and let cook for about 5. min. or until it smells fragrant and the spelt is toasted slightly. Deglaze the pot with the apple cider vinegar, then add the water. Bring to a boil.

Step 4/4

Once the pot is boiling, add the chicken back in and cook for approx. 20 min. or until chicken is cooked through, spelt is cooked, and liquid is almost totally gone. Plate the spelt and chicken and serve with radicchio. Enjoy!

Once the pot is boiling, add the chicken back in and cook for approx. 20 min. or until chicken is cooked through, spelt is cooked, and liquid is almost totally gone. Plate the spelt and chicken and serve with radicchio. Enjoy!