Chicken with Lemon and Gin Recipe

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 1 kg chicken drumsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • half of a lemon
  • 50-70 ml gin
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-2 teaspoons yellow Spanish / paella food colouring
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • mint leaves for garnishing

Preparation method:

  1. I cooked the chicken until half done as the base for a green bean soup.
  2. Remove the chicken drumsticks from the soup and add them to a smaller pot with 500 ml soup.
  3. Add the chopped garlic, gin, the juice of the half lemon, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cook over medium-low heat until the chicken is done and the liquid is reduced sufficiently.
  5. Dissolve the cornstarch in cold water and add it to the stew together with some of the yellow food colouring according to your taste.
  6. Serve with golden potatoes and garnish with the mint leaves.