Introduction and Overview about Galinhada Recipe

Galinhada is a famous Portuguese dish served with roasted chicken. It is very famous in the Algarve region but very unheard of elsewhere. Here is a Galinhada recipe to help you cook this delicious dish.


Prep Time

10 Mins

Resting Time

0 Mins

Cooking Time

1 Hr

Total Time

1 Hr 10 Mins








1765 cal

Ingredients for Galinhada:

  • 1 strand of oil
  • 1 head of crushed garlic
  • 1 small skinless free-range chicken, in pieces, with foot and neck
  • 500 grams of rice
  • 1 chopped small yellow pepper
  • 1 chopped small red pepper
  • 1 chopped skinless tomato
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • Half a can of green corn
  • 1 chicken broth tablet
  • 1 dessert spoon of saffron


  • Fryingpan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Cooking pot

Step by Step Instructions

  1. In a pan over medium heat with oil, brown the garlic, then add the chicken and let it cook, stirring constantly until golden.
  2. Keep dripping water so that it cooks slowly.
  3. When well cooked and without water, add rice and saffron and mix well.
  4. Add the peppers, tomatoes, chopped onion, and green corn.
  5. Add water with the chicken stock and cook until the water dries and the rice is cooked.

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Helping Video about Galinhada Recipe

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