Chicken with Olives

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

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Cook:
26 mins to 30 mins
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Chicken with Olives

Ingredients
4
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1-1/4 to 1-1/2 lb. total)
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
medium onion, sliced
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
15 ounce can crushed tomatoes
1
5 3/4 ounce jar sliced pitted green olives, drained
1
2 1/4 ounce can sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
2
tablespoons capers, drained
1
teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
3
tablespoons snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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).
  3. 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 Facts

(Chicken with Olives)
    Per serving:
  • 340 kcal cal.,
  • 16 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 11 g monounsatured fat),
  • 82 mg chol.,
  • 1311 mg sodium,
  • 13 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 35 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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