Grilled chicken with Castillo de Albai

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Picantón con Castillo de Albai

Castillo de Albai Crianza is made exclusively from the Tempranillo grape variety. The grapes are carefully handpicked from small production vineyards from vines over 80 years-old. The result is a superb wine with ripe, red fruit aromas and hints of spices.

The blog La Cocina de Gibello suggests this interesting food pairing:

Grilled chicken with Castillo de Albai

Ingredients
  • A small chicken
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ½ spoon thyme
  • ½ spoon oregano
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 20 gr butter
  • ½ lemon
  • Salt

Once the chicken has been cleaned, fill it with the garlic gloves, thyme, oregano and lemon (introduce from the back part). Tie the chicken legs to it is compact and aromas are kept inside the chicken. Melt the butter in the microwave and cover the chicken with it, add salt and pepper as desired, add olive oil.

Preheat oven for 10 minutes at 185º C. When the oven is ready, place and cook the tray with the chicken for 45-50 minutes.

In a very short time and in an easy way, we have a delicious dish to enjoy with Castillo de Albai crianza.