Chicken chakhokhbili in Georgian

It is difficult to imagine a more delicious chicken dish and it is impossible to find an easier recipe than this one. Stewed pieces of poultry in tomato sauce with garlic and spicy herbs - this is the legendary Georgian chakhokhbili, easy to prepare and affordable.

If desired, the composition of the ingredients can be expanded and basil can be added, as well as a little adjika. According to the classic recipe, the ratio of onions should be one to one with meat, the end result should be a stewed chicken in tomato-onion sauce.

Rinse the chicken carcass under water and divide into medium pieces of the same size.

Peel the onions, divide the head into 2 parts and cut into half rings.

Peel fresh red tomatoes and cut into small pieces.

Chop fresh herbs and chop a few cloves of garlic.

Heat oil in a thick-walled skillet. First fry the meat over high heat until golden brown on all sides.

Then, add butter and onion, sprinkle with salt, pepper, suneli hops to taste and need, put tomatoes and stir. Cover with a lid, reduce heat and continue cooking chicken chakhokhbili on simmer for 20 minutes.

And the last step: add Georgian Tkemali plum sauce, chopped herbs and garlic over time. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for 8-10 minutes.

Serve the stew in ripe tomato sauce with your favorite side dish, some of which you can find on our website.

For those who are not familiar with the dish, this is a stew, only in a slightly different performance and Georgian notes. In reality, the recipe for chakhokhbili is simple, like many other chicken dishes.