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Sicilian Olive Chicken

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"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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Ingredients

20 m servings 207 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

  • 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 EatingWell.com. © Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 207 calories; 6.8 g fat; 7.8 g carbohydrates; 29.5 g protein; 66 mg cholesterol; 603 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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...

Most helpful critical review

All I could taste was spinach. Was not good at all.

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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...

So easy! We add fresh garlic, mushrooms, and scallions and sub frozen for fresh spinach, made it twice this week! Yummy!

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 p...

Great dish, quick and easy. Made it twice, both times with Kalimantan olives which give great flavor. It's best with fresh spinach, but forgot it the second time and it was still good. Make sure...

Delish! I used fresh spinach. I also used the packing olive oil from some sun dried tomatoes to sear chicken. I served with spaghetti. I reserved 1/2 cup pasta water and added it to the chicken ...

I’m a little Sicilian and I love green olives, so was excited to make this Dish...with a few subs based on what I had. Swapped sliced zucchini for spinach, kalamatas for capers, and chicken leg ...

Quick and delicious! I added a can of peeled tomatoes (out of improvisation) and it turned out fine as well. Would have liked it better with fresh tomatoes though. The I also added minced garlic...

This recipe was easy and good. I used both green and Kalamata olives, along with fresh spinach. Next time I'd like to add some artichoke hearts.

This was delicious! I added Kalamata olives based on the other reviews. The chicken had great flavor and it was quick and easy to make.