Chicken in Myrtle Leaves

The unique aroma of the myrtle seeps through this dish in every sense.

Level of difficulty:
Low
Required time:
130'

Ingredients

Chicken
1.2 Kg
Red onion
1
Carrot
1
Celery
1 rib
Parsley
1 sprig
Myrtle leaves
1 bunch
Whole cloves
5
Salt
as needed

Preparation

1

Clean the chicken and singe its skin, pass it under running water, and place it in a pan with an onion that has been stuck with cloves, parsley, carrots, and celery. Cover with plenty of cold water, add salt, and cook in a covered pan for approx. 2 hours on medium heat.

1

While still hot, drain and place in a bowl, cover with myrtle leaves, then close with a lid and let cool. This will allow the essence of the myrtle to penetrate the meat.

1

Once 24 hours have elapsed, cut it into pieces and serve, accompanied by artichokes and potato stew.

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