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Chicken with Lemons and Olives

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  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2.5 Milliliter)
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2.5 Milliliter)
  Chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound (1.5 Kilogram)
  Olive oil 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Chicken stock 1 Pint (600 Milliliter Or 2.5 Cups)
  Lemons/Limes 2 , cut into wedges
  Pitted brown olives 3 Ounce (75 Gram Or 1/2 Cup)
  Clear honey 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Coriander 60 Milliliter, chopped (4 Tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Coriander sprigs 1 (For Garnish)

1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/ 375°F/Gas 5. Mix the ground cinnamon and turmeric in a bowl with a little salt and pepper and rub all over the chicken skin to give an even coating.
2. Heat the oil in a large saute or shallow frying pan and fry the chicken on all sides until it turns golden. Transfer the chicken to an ovenproof dish.
3. Add the sliced onion to the pan and fry for 3 minutes. Stir in the grated ginger and the chicken stock and bring just to the boil. Pour over the chicken, cover with a lid and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
4. Remove the chicken from the oven and add the lemons or limes, brown olives and honey. Bake, uncovered, for a further 45 minutes until the chicken is tender.
5. Stir in the coriander and season to taste. Garnish with coriander sprigs and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 625 Calories from Fat 337

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.1%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g46.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 179.7 mg59.9%

Sodium 464.2 mg19.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 57 g113.4%

Vitamin A 19.4% Vitamin C 36.4%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 16.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken With Lemons And Olives Recipe