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Chickens' feet with garlic, tomatoes and spaghetti

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
From Saturday Kitchen
Chicken's feet aren't for everybody, but they can add great flavour to stocks and sauces.


  1. Heat a large frying pan and add the oil. Once hot, add the garlic and chilli into pan.

  2. Add the chicken’s feet, wine and 5 tablespoons water. Bring to the boil then add the tomatoes and cook for 5-10 minutes.

  3. In the meantime heat a saucepan of boiling salted water and cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions.

  4. Toss the drained spaghetti in the sauce and garnish with parsley.


  • 6 chickens' feet, boiled for 40-45 minutes then scrubbed to remove the skin and any calluses
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 5 tbsp white wine
  • 10 datterini tomatoes (or baby plum tomatoes), halved
  • 200g/7oz spaghetti
  • 4 tbsp freshly chopped parsley

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