Olive Chicken I

Olive Chicken I

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NIBLETS
Recipe by  NIBLETS

“A tasty, lemony, Moroccan dish that goes well with rice. Note: Be careful with the salt as the olives are already salty.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 - 6 servings

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large saute pan. Add onions, and sprinkle with ginger and paprika. Saute until onions are golden.
  2. Place chicken on top of onions. Add about 1 to 2 cups of water, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olives. Cook about 1 hour, or until the chicken is tender.

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Reviews (13)

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YARDNYMPH
23

YARDNYMPH

Delicious! The first time I prepared this recipe I followed the directions exactly and found the chicken to be a little tougher that I like. The next time, I browned the chicken in the oil after sauteing the onions, then placed everything in my ceramic crock pot dish and baked it for an hour in the oven uncovered - then put the crock pot dish in its holder, covered it and cooked it on med for another hour. Perfect!

LanceLotLink
9

LanceLotLink

This is an excellent recipe. After reading the other reviews re the seasoning, I doubled the paprika, ginger and added a teaspoon Thyme. I had whole (not pitted) green olives and shaved about 20 of them. I figured they would flavor it more due to the cut up pieces, so I did not add salt. As it reduced, it was flavored perfectly and it didn't need any. The rest of the recipe I followed normally and accompanied it with sticky white rice. I expected a new unique experience with the olive flavor and I wasn't disappointed. My wife and I loved it and I couldn't eat enough of it. My teenager turned her nose up at it, but I chalk that up to her not liking green olives. I will make this again and again. This recipe is very different, but in a great way...we personally loved it. Thank you!

WEINREICH
7

WEINREICH

Very good flavor. This has become a standard in my repertoire of chicken dishes. Easy to make too.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (5 total)

  • Calories
  • 665 cal
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 51.4 g
  • 79%
  • Carbs
  • 7.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 44.3 g
  • 89%
  • Cholesterol
  • 170 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium
  • 2341 mg
  • 94%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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