Poulet a la Grecque

Poulet a la Grecque

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About this recipe: This Greek-style recipe was given to me by a French woman. It's very flavourful, combining traditional Mediterranean ingredients with a classic French sauce.


Serves: 6 

  • 1/2 cup (60g) plain flour for coating
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 680g bone-in chicken parts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 medium fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups (500ml) white wine
  • 2 pinches saffron threads
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 3/4 cup (120g) raisins
  • 1 pinch salt and black pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Season flour with salt and pepper; coat chicken pieces with seasoned flour.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place chicken pieces in skillet; cook, turning once, to brown on both sides, about 6 minutes.
  3. Stir in shallots, onions, and garlic; cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and wine; bring to a boil. Then stir in saffron, curry powder, sugar, raisins, and salt and pepper. Cover, and cook over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes.

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