Green Olive Chicken I

Green Olive Chicken I


"Yummy stew with potatoes and Spanish olives. Ole!"


servings 949 cals
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Original recipe yields 3 servings



  • Calories:
  • 949 kcal
  • 47%
  • Fat:
  • 45.5 g
  • 70%
  • Carbs:
  • 82.5g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 53 g
  • 106%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 172 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 1310 mg
  • 52%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot pour enough olive/vegetable oil to cover bottom of pot. Add onion, garlic and chicken and saute, turning chicken pieces, until chicken is 1/2 cooked (4 to 5 minutes).
  2. Add 1/2 jar of olives along with 1/2 of the brine from the jar. Add the potatoes and enough water to cover chicken and potatoes. Cover and simmer over medium heat until chicken and potatoes are cooked and tender.
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  1. 14 Ratings


I should have believed the first review about it not being too salty! In fact...I will use the whole jar of olives AND all the brine next time (to be fair, we are HUGE olive fans). The potatoes ...

I love olives so with the addition of a few tomatoes this was delicious!

I thought that the olives in this recipe would make it too salty or tart, but the sweetness of the onion balances it out nicely. I didn't have potatoes so I used baby carrots instead, and mixed ...

Great & very easy recipe. Has become a regular favorite at our house-- thanks for sharing it!

I don't know what I did wrong here. It was simply awful. It turned out to be a very thin potato soup with chicken and green olive floating in it. I added flour to thicken, but it just wasn't goo...

I thought I followed the recipe exactly but mine came out soupy and gross. I ended up giving the chicken to the dogs. Maybe it was something I did wrong but I wouldn't recommend this or make it ...

I was very skeptical of this recipe the whole way through but the end result was yummy and tender. I ommitted the onion and accidently added the whole jar of olives but it still tasted great! Th...

It was soupy, and not at all like the picture. I ended up scooping everything out of the liquid to make it work. I didn't know if I should put it on a plate or in a bowl! I would recommend boili...

We tried this recipe, my husband thought it was too salty but I thought it was great, I didnt chip the potatoes small enough. I did add the baby carrots which gave it a nice color/texture differ...