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Chicken with Fine Herbs

Chicken with fine herbs is a simple but elegant meal. It’s full of flavor, but still very easy to put together.
Course Chicken
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 440kcal


  • 4 chicken quarters legs & thighs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
  • ¼ white onion
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • tsp. marjoram
  • tsp. thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Parsley chopped
  • ½ tsp. paprika optional
  • 1 cup dry white wine* SEE NOTES


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet at medium-high heat.
  • Pan fry the chicken pieces on both sides until lightly golden, about four minutes per side.
  • Add the onion and garlic and sauté for about 2 minutes
  • Pour the wine and add the herbs. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer for about 18-20 minutes, or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and tender.


  • You can also add ¼ cup of heavy cream 5 minutes the final cooking to give a creamy texture.
  • Instead of wine, you can use a mix of water & vinegar or chicken broth. 


Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 383mg | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.9mg