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Pollo Boracho - Argentinian Drunken Chicken recipe with a glass of white wine
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Pollo Boracho - Argentinian Drunken Chicken

Pollo Boracho - Argentinian Drunken Chicken is an easy recipe for dinnertime any day of the week, stewed in garlic and white wine.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Argentinian
Servings: 8 people


  • 3 lbs. skinless chicken pieces on the bone drumsticks and/or thighs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ½ pound smoked ham cut into thin strips.
  • 3 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped parsley plus more for garnish


  • Season chicken with salt, pepper, cumin and coriander. Toss well. Leave for 15 minutes.
  • In a large pot, heat oil.
  • Add ham and fry for a few minutes until golden brown.
  • Add chicken on top.
  • Sprinkle garlic on top.
  • Add wine, stock and vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Add capers and parsley. Stir to combine.