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Oregano Chicken And Vegetables

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This meal is bursting with Mediterranean flavors. Chicken, fresh peppers, and chopped tomatoes are simmered in a blend of white wine and broth, seasoned with oregano and garlic.
Ingredients
  Meaty chicken pieces 2 Pound, skinned (Breast Halves, Thighs, Drumsticks)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (As Needed)
  Tomato 1 Large, peeled and chopped to make 3/4 cup
  Lemon 1 , thinly sliced
  Ripe olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh oregano/1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Green sweet pepper 1 Medium, cut into strips
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium, cut into strips
Directions

Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet with oil. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook about 15 minutes or until light brown, turning once. Reduce heat to medium low.

Place half of the tomato, half of the lemon slices, olive, parsley, onion, oregano, and garlic over chicken pieces. Sprinkle with ground black pepper. Add the broth. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.

Add sweet peppers and remaining tomatoes. Simmer, covered, 5 to 10 minutes more until chicken is no longer pink and sweet peppers are crisp-tender.
Transfer the chicken and vegetables to a serving platter. Garnish with remaining lemon slices.

Serve the chicken and vegetables with steamed rice. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Servings: 
4

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