Boneless Chicken Thighs With Green Olives and Lemon (Light)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

From R. Reisman.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dust the chicken with flour. In a hot large nonstick skillet sprayed with vegetable spray, sauté the chicken until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet.
  2. In the same skillet, respray with vegetable spray and add the oil, onion, bell pepper, garlic, ginger, cumin, paprika and cinnamon. Sauté the onion mixture for 8 minutes or just until tender and lightly browned.
  3. Add the stock, lemon juice, olives, capers, salt, pepper and chicken. Cover and simmer for 12 minutes or just until the chicken is no longer pink. Turn the chicken halfway through cooking time.
  4. Pour onto a serving platter. Garnish with cilantro.
Most Helpful

Excellent dish. Everyone loved it. I didn't have the capers and only put in half the lemon juice. Served it over white rice and Wow!

Ruthie Y October 19, 2011

My husband fell inlove with this dish. I used dried ginger and I didnt have capers or green olives, but wow, this was fantastic. We had it over whole wheat angel hair noodles.

RussianMama January 21, 2009

I'm giving this four stars because my very picky 4 year old cleaned his plate and asked for seconds... which shocked me! DH and I liked it, but we found the cinnamon a little strong. It also had a slightly bitter flavor with the capers and lemon. (I've had this happen before using fresh lemon and capers, so I added a scant teaspoon of brown sugar to mellow it out a bit.) We'll make this again, and tweak a couple things to get it just right for our family - thanks for posting!

Gatorbek May 25, 2008