Chicken With Olives and Lemon

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by lazyme

This dish is known in Morocco as tajine msir zeetoon. From Cooking Light.

Top Review by Studentchef

This was so awesome! I didn't think olives and chicken would go together, but in this recipe, it did! And the spices were not overpowering either.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325º.
  2. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well.
  3. Add chicken; toss to coat.
  4. Arrange chicken in a single layer in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  5. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.
  6. Combine flour, juice, and broth, stirring with a whisk until smooth.
  7. Sprinkle flour mixture over chicken, tossing to coat.
  8. Top chicken with olives and lemon.
  9. Bake at 325º for 1 hour or until thermometer registers 180º.
  10. Serving size: 2 thighs and about 1/3 cup sauce.
  11. Calories 297 (30% from fat); Fat 10g (sat 1.4g, mono 3.7g, poly 3.4g); Protein 30.8g; Carbohydrates 18.9g; Fiber 2.1g; Cholesterol 115mg; Iron 3.2mg; Sodium 941 mg; Calcium 43mg.

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