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40 clove garlic chicken

40 Clove Garlic Chicken

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Servings 4
Calories 548 kcal


  • 3-4 pounds 1 whole chicken
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 40 cloves garlic, peeled
  • Splash of white wine


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Drizzle the whole chicken with 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil. Season with salt, freshly cracked black pepper, oregano, thyme, and rosemary.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet on medium and add the 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil. Add the 40 peeled garlic cloves to the pan. Cook for 1 minute. Add a splash of white wine and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Place whole chicken on top of garlic cloves and bake in the oven at 350 for 1 ½ hours, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees fahrenheit when read by a thermometer.
  • Let chicken rest before slicing. Serve with bread (gluten-ful or gluten free). Smear garlic cloves on bread and enjoy!


Calories: 548kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 32gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 120mgPotassium: 438mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 250IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 85mgIron: 3mg
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