Pollo al Vino con Spaghetti

Episode 65 - Pollo al Vino con Spaghetti Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 2kg of chicken
  • 5 Large cloves garlic
  • Large bunch of large basil
  • 1 cup wine (white optional)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 750g spaghetti


  1. Place oil in a non-stick pan, enough to brown chicken.
  2. Make sure oil is very hot.
  3. Place chicken in pan and brown on both sides.
  4. Season chicken with pepper and a good quantity of salt, (so that the broth will be on the saltier side to the taste).
  5. Add garlic and basil, quickly toss and add the wine (be careful not to burn the garlic).
  6. With heat still on high wait until the wine reduces.
  7. Turn the heat down and add a small quantity of water (approx an inch of liquid in pan) for the chicken to simmer in, simmer for 15-20mins, with lid on and vent open.
  8. Turning once. Remove chicken.
  9. Cook spaghetti until al dente, following instructions on packet. Drain, and toss spaghetti through broth and serve hot.