They say that when something chakhokhbili prepared from wild pheasants captured in the hunt. But the pheasants in nature is becoming less and the number of hunters is somehow also not growing. Chakhokhbili began to prepare lamb and beef. But closest to the combination of the truth - it's still chakhokhbili made from good domestic chicken that were fed grass and grain, breathed clean air and drinking well water.
How to prepare chakhokhbili chicken:
1 Wash the chicken inside and out, pat dry and cut into small pieces of the same size.
2 The pan was put on fire and warm up much. Put the chicken pieces and fry for 15 minutes. on a dry frying pan, turning constantly, so they are not scorched.
3 Tomatoes Wash, an incision with a knife, and pour over boiling water to remove their skin. The flesh cut into small cubes and add to the frying pan to the chicken. Reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes.
4 Meanwhile, onion peel and cut into thin half-rings. In a separate pan heat the butter and fry the onions until golden brown. Add to the chicken with tomatoes. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 30 minutes. Onions fried in a separate pan so that it does not absorb moisture, allocated pomidorami.Esli liquid in the pan with the chicken is not enough, you can add 0.5 cups semi-sweet red wine, or increase the number of tomatoes.
5 The last thing in the dish add herbs and spices. Greens wash, dry paper towel and cut into small pieces. Garlic clean, finely chop or pound. Hot pepper wash, dry, remove the stalk and seeds and chop finely. Put the herbs, garlic and pepper in a pan. * In chakhokhbili can also add tarragon, dill, mint and saffron Imereti.
6 Season the dish with salt and hops-suneli taste. Stir and simmer for another 7 minutes
7 Serve very hot, with boiled rice or potatoes