Garlic Chicken

4 lbs chicken
12 peeled, sliced garlic cloves
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup vinegar

Brown chicken in a large skillet and drain the fat. Add garlic cloves to the skillet along with 1/2 cup of soy sauce, water, and vinegar. Add coarsely ground pepper to taste, then cover and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes until the chicken is tender, turning once.