Pollo al Ajillo

Garlic Marinated Chicken Cooked in a Sherry and Onion Sauce

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

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When I left home and started cooking professionally, I’d get on the phone to mum and ask her how to make certain dishes. Pollo al ajillo was one of them. It’s a beautiful rich braise of chicken, slow cooked in garlic, onions and sherry. Mum would tell me to season and marinate the chicken well, to fry it until golden brown and to gently cook the onions. Whenever I made it, it would never work out exactly the same because she had a particular wine glass that she used to measure the sh