Chicken in Garlic sauce (Pollo al ajillo)

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Preparation time: 45 mins
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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4


4 Whole chicken legs, bone-in
4 cups Water
5 tbsp Mölli Acapulco Cooking Paste
¼ cup Water
6 Garlic whole garlic cloves, peeled
1/3 cup Water
¾ cup Chicken stock
1 cup Water


Salt lightly the chicken and place in a large pot. Cover with the 4 cups of water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover and simmer until chicken is fully cooked, about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the stock. Set aside.
In a bowl, mix the Acapulco Starter Paste with ¼ cup water. Set aside.
In a blender, puree the garlic with 1/3 cup water.
Heat the oil in a deep saucepan or an skillet, add the pureed garlic and sauté for 10 seconds. Add the Acapulco Paste mixture, stirring and scraping the bottom of the saucepan until the sauce is slightly reduced. Add the reserved stock, bring to a simmer and season with salt.
Return chicken to its pot, pour the sauce over, cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Serve and enjoy!


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