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Tuesday, September 04 2012

Looking for a new way to cook chicken? Try this savory recipe that includes chicken, olives, garlic, tomatoes, capers, and more.


Chicken with Olives
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
       skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1-1/4 to 1-1/2 lb. total)
     Tbsp.  olive oil
     medium  onion, sliced
     cloves  garlic, minced
     15-oz. can  crushed tomatoes
     5.75oz. jar  sliced pitted green olives, drained
     2.25-oz. can  sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
     Tbsp.  capers, drained
     Tbsp.  finely shredded lemon peel
     tsp.  dried oregano, crushed
     Tbsp.  snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
In large skillet brown chicken in hot oil over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside. Add onion to skillet. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally and adding garlic the last 1 minute of cooking.
Stir tomatoes, olives, capers, lemon peel, and oregano into onion mixture. Place chicken on tomato mixture. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 13 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F).
To serve, place chicken on platter. Season tomato mixture to taste with salt and black pepper. Spoon tomato mixture over chicken. Sprinkle with parsley. Makes 4 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 340, Total Fat 16 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 11 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 82 mg, Sodium 1311 mg, Carbohydrate 13 g, Total Sugar 5 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 35 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 36%, Calcium 10%, Iron 14%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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