Taste of Cyprus Local Food Chicken with Riesling wine

Chicken with Riesling wine

Ingredients

1 chopped chicken chopped

20 small onions, peeled

½ kilo white small mushrooms, whole

3 short cuts of flour

4-5 tablespoons of sunflower oil

1 bottle (3 glasses) Riesling Alsatian wine

100 gr coarse Italian pancetta

2 cloves of garlic, grated

2 laurel leaves

Salt, pepper, mint (optional)

Method

Step 1:

The day before, put the chicken in a non-metal utensil and add the wine, onions, garlic, laurel and pancetta. Marinate for 24 hours in the refrigerator, turning it a couple of times.

Step 2:

The next day, strain the chicken, gather the onions and pancetta and keep the marinade (the wine) aside.

Step 3:

Heat 2-3 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan and roast the chicken pieces. Then remove them and put them in a pan. Then, sauté them with the onions in the same pan and put them on the chicken pan along with the mushrooms.

Step 4:

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a small pot and add the flour. Stir it to brown slightly and then pour in the marinade (the wine). Stir the mixture continuously until it cools and binds in a light, fluid sauce. Add salt and pepper and remove it from the fire.

Step 5:

Pour the sauce over the chicken and the other ingredients of the pan. Wrap it in the bay leaf and bake in the oven for about an hour. Serve it and garnish with mint, if you want.

By chef Paris Christophides

Top Stories

Ministry updates list of countries for travel to Cyprus – Israel in Category C

The Health Ministry on Friday issued a revised list of countries regarding their epidemiological risk as regards coronavirus for travel purposes, moving Israel from...

No new Coronavirus cases for second consecutive day

No new coronavirus cases were reported in Cyprus on Friday after 1538 tests, which means the total number remains at 999 for the second...

New yellow warning; temperatures at 42 C on Saturday

The Department of Meteorology issued on Friday another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures on Saturday. The alert is in force from 11 am until...

Limassol Wine Festival cancelled for 6th time since 1961

Limassol Mayor Nicos Nicolaides said on Friday that the municipal council has decided to cancel the city's wine festival for 2020 due to Coronavirus,...

Gilead’s COVID-19 antiviral remdesivir gets conditional EU clearance

The European Commission said on Friday it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients following an accelerated review process,...

Taste

Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

In a big, deep frying pan, fry the prosciutto in the olive oil, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the onion and garlic...

Pork burger with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and anchovies

Mix all the ingredients together with the mince in a bowl, and combine well. Divide into 4 balls and form the burgers. Warm a griddle/pan...

Sheftalies

Wash the lamb cauls with plenty of cold water and let them settle in water and vinegar for a little while. Soak the bread crumbs...

Loukaniko Pitsilias – Pitsilia Sausage

Pitsilia sausage is produced in the Pitsilia region from pork minced meat that is “cooked” ( matured) in the dry red wine of the...