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Chicken Tava from Turkey

Rated as 3.95 out of 5 Stars
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"The traditional Turkish Chicken Tava that you loved so well from the Adana area."
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Ingredients

1 h 50 m servings 316
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Trickle 1 tablespoon olive oil in the bottom of a roasting pan. Arrange chicken thighs in the pan. Mix the tomato paste and water, and spread over the chicken. Place garlic clove halves in the pan. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Arrange potatoes, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, and pepperoncini over the chicken. Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon olive oil.
  3. Bake 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven, until vegetables are tender and chicken juices run clear. Periodically pour a little water into the pan if it starts to get dry.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 316 calories; 13.7 29 20.4 59 823 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

To make this recipe work, you really must have the red pepper paste instead of the tomato paste. It is a spicy paste with a very unique flavor available at specialty food stores and ethnic food ...

Most helpful critical review

No, this was not worth the effort. Was not impressed at all. Won't make again.

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To make this recipe work, you really must have the red pepper paste instead of the tomato paste. It is a spicy paste with a very unique flavor available at specialty food stores and ethnic food ...

This was very good! After living in Turkey for two years, I have been searching for a good recipe to recreate the tava we ate there. I omitted the potatoes altogether. That was the way I ate it ...

ok, I thought I could pull this off with boneless chicken breasts (we don't care for thighs), and found that the potatoes just wouldn't get done along with the chicken. I pulled the chicken out...

I have made this several times and its great!You might want to add a can of Rotel to this to spicen it up, thats the only thing I have found so far that makes this taste the same as when I used ...

I was stationed in Turkey for 17 months while in the Airforce. This recipe is the closest to Chicken Tava that I've ever been able to find. It's honestly delicious. I find it tastes best when...

I used pepper paste as another person suggested, plus added the turkish spice, pul biber (crushed red pepper) and some cumin. My Turkish husband loved it!

I love this recipe! I have been making this for years, but I never found the closest recipe from Adana until now. I use chicken breast instead of the chicken thigh. I cut the chicken into bit...

I loved this dish. Some people had problems cooking the vegetables through, so I made sure to cut things up in smaller pieces. I also added a can of Roto. It was delicious.

No, this was not worth the effort. Was not impressed at all. Won't make again.