Chicken Charlena

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Recipe Junkie

From a little book called Barbeques, Parties and Potlucks from Home Economics Teachers. I love any chicken recipe with green olives. The other ingredients sound intriguing too! Can't wait to try this! Preparation time does not include marinating or extra waiting time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise and pound until 1/2" thick.
  2. Place in single layer in 9x13 glass baking dish or casserole dish.
  3. In large bowl, mix together garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, vinegar, olive oil, figs, prunes, olives, capers with juice, and bay leaves.
  4. Spoon marinade over chicken.
  5. Cover and let marinate overnight in refrigerator.
  6. Next day, allow pan to come to room temperature.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Sprinkle chicken with brown sugar and pour white wine around.
  9. Bake, uncovered for 1 hour at 350 degrees, or until juice runs clear when poked with fork.
  10. Baste frequently with sauce.
  11. When done, transfer chicken, olives, figs, prunes and capers to a serving platter using a slotted spoon.
  12. Moisten with a little of the juice and pour the remaining juice into a gravy boat.
  13. This is also great cold.

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