Chicken in Milk {B is for Braising}
To quote Jamie Oliver, Chicken in Milk is “a slightly odd, but really fantastic combination that must be tried.”
Recipe type: Entree
  • 1 4-5 lb. whole chicken
  • Sea salt & freshly cracked pepper
  • 2 Tbl. butter
  • 2 Tbl. olive oil
  • ½ cinnamon stick
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 8-10 fresh sage leaves
  • 4 cups whole milk
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a snug-fitting pot melt butter & olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add chicken browning on all sides.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Remove chicken and pour off excess oil.
  6. Return chicken to pot with all remaining ingredients.
  7. Cook chicken uncovered for 30 minutes, basting with liquid once or twice.
  8. Then cover for an additional hour or until chicken is registered done on an instant read thermometer.
Turn the leftover chicken and milk broth into scrumptious Chicken & Dumplings.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at