Chicken Makalo

Chicken Makalo


  • 1 whole chicken or 4 chicken legs
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp flour
  • 1 lt (4 cups) chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced
  • ½ tsp  paprika
  • 1 tsp pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper


Place chicken in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to boil, add salt and let it cook until it’s cooked through. Transfer cooked chicken to a serving platter and keep warm covered with foil. Save 4 cups of the chicken broth.

Chicken Makalo

In a medium saucepan, heat the butter over medium heat until melted. Add the flour and stir until smooth. Cook until the mixture turns a light, golden sandy color.

Chicken Makalo

Add chicken broth  to the butter mixture, 1 cup at a time, whisking continuously until very smooth.

Chicken Makalo

Add vinegar, garlic, paprika and season with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over chicken and sprinkle with pepper flakes.


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