Recipe by CJS42
Green stuffed olives and herbed tomatoes really add amazing flavour to this chicken recipe. Soooo tasty! I found this recipe in a "First for Women" magazine. I've lost and found this recipe twice, so I'm adding it here for my safety and for everyone else to enjoy.
- 1 (4 lb) broiler chickens, cut into 8 pieces
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
- 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
- 4 slices prosciutto di Parma, chopped or 2 ounces sliced prosciutto di Parma
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can Italian-style diced tomatoes
- 1⁄2 cup stuffed green olive
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
Directions See How It's Made
- Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper if desired.
- In large skillet over medium high heat, cook olive oil until heated (about 30 sec). In 2 batches, cook the chicken 8 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove chicken and set aside. Save drippings.
- In same skillet with reserved drippings cook onions peppers and garlic over medium high heat for about 3 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally. Add prosciutto, tomatoes, olives, basil and rosemary. Stir, then add chicken back into the skillet.
- Reduce heat to medium, cover, simmer for 40 minutes (or until thermometer in chicken reads 165 F). Baste occasionally while cooking.
- Garnish with rosemary sprig if desired.
- I have served this over rice or noodles.