Chicken, Turkey, Fowl and Egg: Chicken, Turkey, Fowl Dishes: Lemon Chicken with Olives

Forget about boring chicken - try this tasty dish!

Author: Fresh Finesse
Date: November 14, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins


    1 Tbsp olive oil
    2 red onions, sliced
    1 tsp ground cinnamon
    4 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless
    3 cup reduced-sodium vegetable stock
    1 sprig of fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
    1 cup medium black olives, pitted
    1 zest of lemon


    Heat oil in a large frying pan. Sauté onion until soft. Add garlic and cinnamon. Sauté for 1 minute. Add chicken. Cook until well browned on all sides. Add stock and cilantro. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 minutes.

    Add lemon zest and the olives. Simmer for a further 10 minutes. Transfer chicken to a serving plate. Bring sauce to a boil. Cook until sauce has reduced and thickened. Pour over chicken. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:202 cals
Kilojoules:851 kJ
Fat:9.0 g
Carbohydrates:7.5 g
Protein:24.5 g
Cholesterol:50.0 mg
Sodium:500 mg
Saturated Fat:2.0 g
Fiber:2.0 g
Calcium:18.3 mg
Total Sugars:6.0 g

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