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Chicken with trahana

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Chicken with trahana


  • Place a pot over high heat.
  • Cut the legs in half by cutting them in between the joints and add salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  • Add the chicken legs into the pot, and sauté for 3-4 minutes on both sides, until golden.
  • Finely chop the onion and the garlic.
  • Remove the chicken from the pot and set it aside.
  • Transfer the same pot on heat and add the onion, garlic, sugar, chili flakes, and bay leaves.
  • Deglaze the pot with the wine and as soon as it evaporates, add the bouillon cube, water, lemon zest and juice, salt, pepper, and the chicken.
  • Close the pot’s lid, lower the heat to medium, and boil for 50-60 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken with a slotted spoon, transfer into a bowl, and cover with plastic wrap so that it won’t lose its moisture.
  • In the pot with the sauce, add the trahana and simmer for 5-7 minutes.

For the croutons

  • Place a frying pan on high heat.
  • Cut the bread into cubes.
  • In the frying pan add the olive oil, the whole garlic, the bread, butter, thyme, and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until golden.
  • Add salt, pepper, and remove from the heat.

To serve

  • Serve the trahana with the chicken, the feta cheese crumbled, thyme, pepper, and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
21 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
29 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
58 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
13 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
27 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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