Chicken Tabaka

Цыплята табака

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

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For garlic lovers, a Georgian classic.


  • 41-pound squabs or Cornish game hens
  • Salt and cayenne to taste
  • 4 cloves


First, make the sauce. In a small saucepan heat the chicken broth. With a mortar and pestle, mash the garlic with the salt until a creamy paste is formed. Whisk the garlic into the chicken broth along with the paprika and cayenne. Let stand at room temperature while the chicken is being prepared. Just before serving, stir in the cilantro.

To prepare the hens, pat each one dry and place