Saucy Skillet Chicken with Lemons and Olives

40 mins Serves 4 This recipe creates delicious, pan-seared chicken thighs paired with STAR Olives, lemons, and red wine. #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. garlic paste OR minced garlic 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 6 pieces skinless boneless chicken thighs 2 Tbsp. STAR Original Olive Oil 1 small red onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 1 small lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 cup red wine (use your favorite) 1 cup low sodium, fat free chicken broth 1 cup STAR Lemon Stuffed Green Olives Instructions:

Combine garlic paste, oregano, Italian seasoning, salt and ground pepper in a large bowl; mix until thoroughly incorporated. Add the chicken thighs and rub the seasoning into the chicken until evenly coated; set aside.*

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet or pan over medium-heat.

Remove previously prepared chicken thighs from the bowl and add them to the hot oil. Cook chicken for 6 to 8 minutes, or until chicken begins to brown; turn them over and continue to cook for about 5 more minutes, or until browned. Remove chicken thighs from skillet and set aside.

Add the onions and garlic to the pan; season with salt and cook for about 3 minutes, or until onions are soft. Stir frequently.

Lower heat to a medium and add the lemon slices and wine, stirring to loosen any browned bits stuck to the bottom; cook for 3 minutes.

Add the chicken broth, return the thighs to the skillet, and bring to a boil; lower heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes. Add the olives and continue simmering for 10 minutes.

Remove from heat and let stand 5 to 7 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed, but not all of it.

Serve chicken and ladle olives and liquid over the chicken thighs.

Notes:
*You can prepare the chicken up to 24 hours ahead. Just cover and refrigerate.

**This recipe is great served over brown rice or green salad!

Saucy Skillet Chicken with Lemons and Olives

This recipe creates delicious, pan-seared chicken thighs paired with STAR Olives, lemons, and red wine. #STARFineFoods

Original Olive Oil

Pure olive oil made from fresh pressed olives with a milder flavor than Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A great everyday, all-purpose cooking oil. Perfect for sautéing and grilling or as a base for stews and sauces.

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Specialty Stuffed Olives

A gourmet treat, these green olives are stuffed with a variety of flavors. Perfect for snacking, salads, pasta or garnishing a cocktail.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. garlic paste OR minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 6 pieces skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 Tbsp. STAR Original Olive Oil
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 small lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup red wine (use your favorite)
  • 1 cup low sodium, fat free chicken broth
  • 1 cup STAR Lemon Stuffed Green Olives

Instructions

1

Combine garlic paste, oregano, Italian seasoning, salt and ground pepper in a large bowl; mix until thoroughly incorporated. Add the chicken thighs and rub the seasoning into the chicken until evenly coated; set aside.*

2

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet or pan over medium-heat.

3

Remove previously prepared chicken thighs from the bowl and add them to the hot oil. Cook chicken for 6 to 8 minutes, or until chicken begins to brown; turn them over and continue to cook for about 5 more minutes, or until browned. Remove chicken thighs from skillet and set aside.

4

Add the onions and garlic to the pan; season with salt and cook for about 3 minutes, or until onions are soft. Stir frequently.

5

Lower heat to a medium and add the lemon slices and wine, stirring to loosen any browned bits stuck to the bottom; cook for 3 minutes.

6

Add the chicken broth, return the thighs to the skillet, and bring to a boil; lower heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes. Add the olives and continue simmering for 10 minutes.

7

Remove from heat and let stand 5 to 7 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed, but not all of it.

8

Serve chicken and ladle olives and liquid over the chicken thighs.

9

Notes:
*You can prepare the chicken up to 24 hours ahead. Just cover and refrigerate.

**This recipe is great served over brown rice or green salad!

1

Combine garlic paste, oregano, Italian seasoning, salt and ground pepper in a large bowl; mix until thoroughly incorporated. Add the chicken thighs and rub the seasoning into the chicken until evenly coated; set aside.*

2

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet or pan over medium-heat.

3

Remove previously prepared chicken thighs from the bowl and add them to the hot oil. Cook chicken for 6 to 8 minutes, or until chicken begins to brown; turn them over and continue to cook for about 5 more minutes, or until browned. Remove chicken thighs from skillet and set aside.

4

Add the onions and garlic to the pan; season with salt and cook for about 3 minutes, or until onions are soft. Stir frequently.

5

Lower heat to a medium and add the lemon slices and wine, stirring to loosen any browned bits stuck to the bottom; cook for 3 minutes.

6

Add the chicken broth, return the thighs to the skillet, and bring to a boil; lower heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes. Add the olives and continue simmering for 10 minutes.

7

Remove from heat and let stand 5 to 7 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed, but not all of it.

8

Serve chicken and ladle olives and liquid over the chicken thighs.

9

Notes:
*You can prepare the chicken up to 24 hours ahead. Just cover and refrigerate.

**This recipe is great served over brown rice or green salad!

Recipe developed by: http://www.diethood.com

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 40 mins

Total Time: 1 hr

Serves: 4

In This Recipe

Original Olive Oil

Pure olive oil made from fresh pressed olives with a milder flavor than Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A great everyday, all-purpose cooking oil. Perfect for sautéing and grilling or as a base for stews and sauces.

Learn More Buy Now

Specialty Stuffed Olives

A gourmet treat, these green olives are stuffed with a variety of flavors. Perfect for snacking, salads, pasta or garnishing a cocktail.

Learn More Buy Now

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