Garlic Chicken

Indulge in the irresistible flavors of garlic chicken with this simple and delicious recipe. Perfect for any mealtime, this dish is sure to impress your family and friends with its aromatic garlic-infused marinade and tender, juicy chicken.


  • 1 large chicken
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 3 tbsp paprika powder
  • 2 tbsp broken red chili
  • 1 tbsp papaya puree
  • 9 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt to taste


  1. Wash the chicken thoroughly.
  2. In a container, mix water and vinegar. Soak the chicken in this mixture for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove the chicken from the water and pat it dry with kitchen paper.
  4. In a bowl, combine oil, minced garlic, red chili, paprika powder, black pepper, dried parsley, papaya paste, and salt. Mix well to form a paste.
  5. Rub the chili paste over the chicken, making sure to lift the skin and rub the mixture inside and outside. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
  6. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees Celsius. Place the chicken in the oven and roast for 1 hour and 30 minutes until cooked through.

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Method: Baking
  • Category: Main Dish

Garlic chicken is a flavorful and satisfying dish that’s easy to prepare and perfect for any occasion. With its aromatic garlic marinade and tender chicken, it’s sure to become a favorite in your household.


  1. Can I use chicken breasts instead of a whole chicken?
    • Yes, you can use chicken breasts for this recipe. Adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  2. Can I marinate the chicken overnight?
    • Yes, marinating the chicken overnight will enhance the flavor even more.
  3. Can I grill the chicken instead of baking it?
    • Yes, you can grill the chicken for a smoky flavor. Adjust the grilling time as needed.

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