Chicken Cooked in Milk

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 45 minutes
  • 4 servings
Chicken Cooked in Milk

Use milk when you cook your chicken for a juicier and more tender result. You can enhance the milky flavor even more with cinnamon, sage, and lemon. You end up with an incredible creamy sauce and delightful chicken.


1 whole chicken
1 cup milk
cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon lemon zest
10 garlic cloves, in their jackets
fresh sage


  1. Place the chicken on the work surface, season with salt and pepper and rub.
  2. Heat a big pan over high heat and transfer the chicken to it. Fry for 6-7 minutes on both sides.
  3. Transfer the seared chicken to a roomy baking dish and pour the milk over it. Add the lemon zest and garlic cloves and don’t forget cinnamon sticks and sage leaves.
  4. Bake for 90 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.


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