Shkmeruli is one of the most popular dishes in Georgian cuisine. Fried chicken in milk and garlic sauce is a very delicious and easy-to-make dish.

Shkmeruli – fried chicken in milk & garlic sauce

Servings 6


  • 1 chicken (small)
  • 500 ml milk
  • 8 clove garlic
  • 50 g butter
  • to taste salt


  • Melt the butter on a hot pan, place the chicken skin side down on the pan, fry on both sides, then cut into desired pieces.
  • Boil the milk until it reduces to 300 ml.
  • Place the chicken pieces in a ketsi or pan. Add the remaining fat after frying the chicken to the milk, salt, crushed garlic, mix and pour over the chicken.
  • Place the ketsi/pan in the oven heated to 190 degrees for 10-15 minutes. When the chicken is browned, take it out and serve it hot.
    Bon Appetit!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: georgian
Keyword: chickensalad, georgiancuisine, maindish, shkmeruli

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