Chicken with Herbs


Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

The Georgian word for pheasant is khokhobi, and one of the inspired dishes of Georgian cuisine is chakhokhbili. These days chicken, rather than pheasant, constitutes the main ingredient of chakhokhbili, but the manner of preparation has not changed. The fowl is simmered with vegetables and herbs until tender, with no liquid added. Just as Georgian boys were once judged by their skill in cutting mtsvadi sticks, so Georgian girls were deemed marriageable according