Wednesday, 27th May 2020

This Month's Magazine
This month’s recipe is CHICKEN IN SHERRY SAUCE

This monthÂ’s recipe is CHICKEN IN SHERRY SAUCE

This delicious Spanish recipe makes a pleasant change from the usual and is an excellent excuse to buy a bottle of Spanish sherry, Jerez.

Basic ingredients

  • 1 chicken jointed 
  • 4tbsp olive oil 
  • 100g ham (slices) 
  • 1 onion
  • 150g mushrooms 
  • 50ml sherry
  • 1 bay leaf 
  • salt and pepper




  1. Heat the olive oil in a casserole dish and add the chicken pieces and cook until they are browned
  2. Chop the onion and ham and slice the mushrooms
  3. Add the onion, ham and mushrooms to the casserole dish and sauté for 5/10 mins
  4. Pour in the sherry add the bay leaf and season with salt and pepper
  5. Cover and simmer until the chicken is tender (approx 20 mins)

• It is important to use a really strong casserole dish - the Spanish terracotta ones are the best for this recipe
• You can use dry to medium sweet sherry in this recipe
• Serve with long-grain rice or baked potatoes and a mixed salad.

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