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Green Olive Chicken II Recipe

Green Olive Chicken II

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"This is my favorite chicken dish. The green olives in this dish really make the flavors soar!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute until lightly browned. Stir in tomatoes, water, bell pepper, mushrooms, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper, rice and olives. Arrange chicken in skillet, cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 1 hour. Note: If chicken is cooked through but rice is unfinished, remove chicken and let rice finish cooking; to serve, slice chicken and lay on top of cooked rice.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 12, 2006

A really wonderful recipe! Its was so easy to make, and it was spectacular! I omitted the mushrooms and added garlic... delicious! Thank you for the recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 07, 2011

Good but not a lot of flavor. I doubt I will make again.


58 Ratings

Oct 16, 2009

this recipe is really wonderful. It gets 5 stars for ease of preparation and another 5 stars for fantastic flavor. I did follow the advice of some other reviewers, I used chicken broth instead of water, added a couple of cloves of garlic and reduced the salt for 1 tablespoon to 1 teaspoon...*****

Jun 23, 2003

This was so easy & yummy. I used 1 Tbl of Olive Oil instead of butter, chicken broth instead of water & the spicy green olives from the olive bar at the grocery store. It was spicy & yummy. My boyfriend told me we should have this at least once a week! And it took almost no effort and even less if you use frozen choppen onion & green pepper.

Jun 23, 2003

Great-tasting one-dish chicken recipe! I cut way back on the salt (did you REALLY mean 1 tablespoon, or is that a typo?), used fresh tomatoes instead of canned, & added another half cup of water to help cook the rice. My husband and I both loved it - I will make this again.

Nov 15, 2005

This would have been really good however the rice was not done in 1 hour and I had to keep adding water in order for the rice to cook which took away from the flavor that it was intended to have. I will try this again but start the rice first and wait until the rice is almost done then add all the ingredients.

Jan 20, 2006

This recipe was incredible! I added fresh chopped garlic and instead of water, I used chicken broth and white wine. I don't eat rice, but partner does, so she made rice on the side and I just ate the mixture and the flavor was delicious! Thank you for a wonderful recipe!

Jun 28, 2005

This was so easy and so tasty. Used diced tomatoes and broth instead of water. Make sure to push the chicken down in to the rice mixture while cooking so that flavours permeate the meat. A little crushed red pepper would spice it up a little.


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  • Calories
  • 295 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 19.3 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 1766 mg
  • 71%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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