Chicken with Green Olives

posted by Joy 10-25-98 11:02 AM

Chicken With Green Olives

3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 (3 Lb) Chicken -- Cut Into Serving Pcs
1 Onion -- Chopped
2 Cloves Garlic -- Minced
1/2 C Red Wine Vinegar
1 Tsp Oregano
1 Bay Leaf
2/3 C Sicilian Olives -- Pitted
6 Anchovies -- Rinsed And Chopped
3 Tbsp fresh parsley -- Chopped

Heat oil in large saute pan.

Pat chicken pieces dry and add to pan. Brown on all sides, about 15 minutes . Season with salt and pepper and remove from pan.

Discard all but 3 T of fat from pan.

Add onion and garlic to the pan and cook until softened.

Return chicken meat to the pan, add the vinegar and reduce on high heat for 1 minute.

Turn the heat to medium-low, add herbs, cover and simmer 15 minutes, adding a few T warm water if pan becomes too dry.

Gently fold in olives, cover and cook 15 minutes.

Fold in the anchovies and parsley and heat 5 minutes.

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