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Sicilian Olive Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Sicilian Olive Chicken

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"This saucy one-skillet chicken dish is full of tomatoes, spinach, olives and capers. Try Kalamata olives in place of the green Sicilians or a combination of both."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

    20 mins


  1. Combine tomatoes, spinach, olives, capers and crushed red pepper in a bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until browned on one side, 2 to 4 minutes. Turn it over; top with the tomato mixture. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.
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  • Recipe Tips & Notes:
  • Tip: If you can't find chicken cutlets for this recipe, you can make your own. Purchase four 5-ounce chicken breasts. Remove the tenders and trim the fat. Place the chicken between pieces of plastic wrap. Pound with a rolling pin, meat mallet or heavy skillet until flattened to about 1/2 inch thick.
  • By © Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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Aug 20, 2014

I added garlic, and I chopped the green olives and used whole kalamata olives. I also added some chopped fresh basil. I seasoned my chicken with pepper, garlic salt, and smoked paprika. And once the sauce was simmering I added a dash of balsamic vinegar. And finished with fresh Parmesan. My husbands reaction "this isn't just good... It's literally one of the best things I've ever had. I would be ok with with for breakfast, lunch, and dinner... For the rest of my life." He's kind of a foodie so I guess this was a hit. It was so easy. I guess this will be added to out week night menus.

Dec 15, 2014

Really glad I found this recipe. My family loved it. I used a big bunch of fresh spinach and I served it using a slotted spoon because it was pretty liquidy. I will make this again! Thanks for posting!


3 Ratings

Sep 05, 2014

Used a diced zucchini instead of spinach,added anchovies . Did not have capers so added a few extra olives.


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  • Calories
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 29.5 g
  • 59%
  • Sodium
  • 603 mg
  • 24%

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

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