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Garlic and Pepper Chicken

This recipe for Garlic and Pepper Chicken has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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Hot and spicy chicken recipe using chicken pieces, this recipe is great with thighs, drumsticks, or chicken breast and packs a real fiery punch as a result of cracked black pepper and hot smoked paprika. Very hot and ideal for the barbeque. Can be eaten hot or cold.

Ingredients for Garlic and Pepper Chicken

8 Chicken pieces (skinned)
10 Garlic cloves (crushed)
1 Large sprig fresh Thyme
1 Pinch Rosemary
1 Tablespoon hot smoked paprika
1 Tablespoon cracked black peppercorns
Splash of fino sherry
Olive oil

How to make Garlic and Pepper Chicken

  • Clean and skin the chicken pieces and place on a baking tray.
  • In a pestle and mortar add a generous drizzle of olive oil and the garlic, herbs, pepper, paprika, etc.
  • Crush and mix well adding more olive oil if required to create a paste.
  • Spoon the mixture over the chicken pieces.
  • Cook in the oven on a medium heat for 35 - 40 minutes.
  • Serve with chips, fritters or salad.


  • For an even hotter alternative try adding chilli flakes. This mixture can also be used as a very hot marinade.

Garlic and Pepper Chicken

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams