Pollo in Galera is a traditional recipe from Montalcino. Its name literally translates to “chicken in jail.” Due to the simplicity and low cost of its ingredients, this is a traditional dish of Tuscan farmers. Here is how we make it!
1 whole chicken
2 lbs Cipollini onions (or small white onion)
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 glass of white wine
½ glass of chicken broth or stock
Cut the chicken into four pieces and peel the baby onions and the potatoes. Cut the potatoes into bite-sized pieces. Pour the oil in a Dutch oven and lay down the chicken. Add wine, broth, baby onions and the diced potatoes. Cover the pan with greaseproof paper and the lid. Let it simmer for 45 minutes. Serve with warm vegetables and enjoy Pollo in Galera with Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino!