Marinated Green Olives - Chakistes Kibrisli Style

Recipe by Chef floWer
READY IN: 5mins


  • 200
    g green olives, large size
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
  • 1
    tablespoon coriander seed, which has been crushed with a mortar and pestle
  • 18
    teaspoon red chili pepper flakes (optional)


  • Place green olives, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, crushed coriander seeds and chilli (if you are using it) in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Serve with slices of bread (to soak the juices), tomatoes, feta cheese or fried Haloumi cheese, Hummus dip and pickled vegetables.
  • Olives to be eaten within three days or flavour will change dramatically.