​Kotopoulo Kokkinisto - Greek Chicken Cooked in Tomato (Recipe)

January 28, 2020

Kotopoulo Kokkinisto - Greek Chicken Cooked in Tomato (Recipe)


✅ 1 ½ pound chicken in pieces (with or without skin) - You can use a 3 lb. whole chicken and just double the amount of the rest of the ingredients.

✅ 2 onions diced

✅ ​​2 ½ tablespoons olive oil

✅ 1-2 minced garlic cloves

✅ 16-20 ounces diced tomatoes (fresh or canned)

✅ 1 cinnamon stick

✅ 3-4 allspice berries

✅ 1 bay leaf

✅ Pepper to taste

✅ 1 teaspoon salt


1️⃣ In a large deep pan, heat the olive oil and sauté the chicken pieces on both sides for about 8-10 minutes total..

2️⃣ Set the chicken aside and sauté the onion until soft. Add the garlic and sauté for a minute.

3️⃣ Add the rest of the ingredients (tomato, cinnamon stick, all spice, bay leaf, salt and pepper) and about 1/3 cup of water and mix well. Add the chicken and blend.

4️⃣ Cover the pan and let it simmer for about 45 minutes, until chicken is cooked.


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