Chicken With Olives and Lemon

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.
Most Helpful

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.

Studentchef August 22, 2013