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Greek Garlic Chicken

Lively flavors of the Greek Isles come through in this mouthwatering chicken entree. I created this dish so my husband and I could have a nice dinner after a busy day out and about. —Margee Berry, Trout Lake, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup pitted Greek olives, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1-3/4 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in 3/4 cup broth, olives, tomatoes, tapioca, lemon zest and oregano. Add chicken. Cover and cook on low for 3-1/2-4 hours or until chicken is tender. If desired, cut chicken into pieces.
  • In a large saucepan, bring remaining oil and broth to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Serve with chicken; sprinkle with feta cheese.
Nutrition Facts
5 ounces cooked chicken with 1/4 cup sauce and 3/4 cup couscous: 475 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 683mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 44g protein.

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  • blardo
    Nov 15, 2009

    LOVED this. LOVED it! Have made it over and over again and love it each time. No alterations necessary. You have to try it.

  • Sweet Em
    Jul 8, 2007

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