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Simple Mediterranean Chicken

 Simple Mediterranean Chicken
I learned to cook with a Mediterranean flair while living in Israel. You'll find this chicken captures that wonderful warm-weather taste.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 50 min.


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • Hot cooked rice or noodles


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in 2 tablespoons
  • oil. Remove chicken and set aside. Add remaining oil to skillet.
  • Saute onions and garlic until tender. Add parsley, tarragon, salt
  • and pepper; mix well.
  • Return chicken to skillet; cover with onion mixture. Sprinkle with
  • olives. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 40-45 minutes or until chicken
  • is tender and juices run clear. Serve over rice or noodles. Yield:
  • 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 425 calories, 28 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 965 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.