Olive Chicken

The key to this flavorful dish is simmering while covered for a while. Don’t forget to pour the extra sauce on top of the chicken and over your side dish as well.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 25 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken (3 lbs.) cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1 tsp. pepper, divided
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ⅔ cup chopped sweet onion
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 24 green olives, pitted
  • 1 tsp. prepared Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. capers

Directions

  • Sprinkle the chicken pieces with ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Heat butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken pieces for about 5 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, sauté the garlic and onion for 5–10 minutes, until onions are soft. Add the broth, wine, and olives. Using a fork, whisk in the mustard. Return chicken to the pan. Cover and simmer until the chicken is done, about 45 minutes. Add hot sauce, capers, and remaining salt and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken (3 lbs.) cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1 tsp. pepper, divided
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ⅔ cup chopped sweet onion
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 24 green olives, pitted
  • 1 tsp. prepared Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. capers

Directions

  • Sprinkle the chicken pieces with ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Heat butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken pieces for about 5 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, sauté the garlic and onion for 5–10 minutes, until onions are soft. Add the broth, wine, and olives. Using a fork, whisk in the mustard. Return chicken to the pan. Cover and simmer until the chicken is done, about 45 minutes. Add hot sauce, capers, and remaining salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories360
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol145mg
Sodium1200mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein36g