This dish is pretty spicy! I guess that is why it is called angry! Give this chicken dish a try if you love spicy food. If not then just omit the chilies. Either way it is very yummy!

Angry Chicken


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 red onion
  • 8 drumsticks or 4 whole chicken legs
  • 2 garlic bulb, cloves peeled
  • 1/2 cup of red wine
  • 2 hot red chillies, chopped
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ounces of pancetta, cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp of fresh rosemary leaves


  1. Combine garlic 2 large cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely copped with pancetta and rosemary in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. If you do not have a processor you can finely chop.
  2. Transfer to a pot, add olive oil and cook over medium heat, until the pancetta is golden, approximately 5 minutes. Stir frequently. Turn heat to high, add onion, chicken and garlic cloves, brown the chicken pieces well on both sides, about 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in the red wine and cook for 1 minute. Add chilies and tomatoes and season with salt.
  4. Bring to a simmer, cover with lid and cook on medium low for 40 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve in bowls while it is hot!


Angry Chicken