Chicken Smothered in Sweet Onion Cream with Country Ham

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2003

  • About

In this famous dish from southwest France, chicken is infused with the flavors of meltingly tender onions, Armagnac, and silky-salty Bayonne ham, for which prosciutto makes an admirable substitute.

If you think slicing up two pounds of onions will result in a lot of eye watering, try this method I learned in southwest France: sprinkle the chopping board with a few drops of vinegar. If that doesn't help, sprinkle a few more drops of vinegar directly on the onions as you slice them. W