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1 hr 10 mins
Freshly ground black pepper and red pepper flakes bring heat to a classic Italian dish called "Devil's Chicken". If you don't like much pepper, just cut back! This is a recipe from the magazine, La Cucina Italiana. It is easy and presents beautifully. Enjoy!
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- extra virgin olive oil
- 2 (3 1/2-4 lb) whole chickens, backbones removed (remove using good kitchen shears)
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons fresh ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons fresh marjoram or 2 tablespoons oregano or 2 tablespoons sage, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon rosemary, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- coarse sea salt
- 1 cup green and black olives, pitted
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1Position rack in upper third of oven; heat to 425°F Lightly grease 1 large roasting pan or 2 baking dishes with oil. Open chickens and put them, skin-side up, into pan.
- 2In a small bowl, mix together mustard, black pepper, marjoram or oregano or sage, rosemary and red pepper flakes. Spread mustard mixture over chickens, distributing mixture evenly; season with salt. Drizzle each chicken with 1 teaspoon oil.
- 3Bake chickens for 20 minutes. Sprinkle olives over chicken, add wine to pan and continue baking until skin is golden and chicken is cooked through, about 30 to 35 minutes more.
- 4Transfer pan to a wire rack, tent with tin foil and let chickens rest for 5 minutes, spooning juices over the top. Serve with juices.
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Nutritional Facts for Spicy Chicken With Olives (Pollo Alla Diavola Con Olive)
Serving Size: 1 (411 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 806.7
- Calories from Fat 512
- Total Fat 56.9 g
- Saturated Fat 15.8 g
- Cholesterol 249.5 mg
- Sodium 456.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 4.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
- Sugars 0.4 g
- Protein 59.3 g
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