Easy Chicken Marbella


Oh my gosh! This is an amazing chicken dish. Sounds a little weird with the ingredients, but it is amazing and well worth the wait!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
13 hrs
4 servings


  • 4 chicken breasts, or more to taste, pounded thin and cut in half

  • 1 cup white wine, any kind

  • 1 cup pitted prunes

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar

  • ½ cup capers, with extra liquid added

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup dried oregano

  • ¼ cup dried parsley

  • 12 Spanish olives, cut in half

  • 10 cloves garlic, crushed, or more to taste

  • 6 bay leaves

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine chicken, wine, prunes, olive oil, vinegar, capers and liquid, brown sugar, oregano, parsley, olives, garlic, bay leaves, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Transfer into 2 resealable bags and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours, the longer the better.

  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  3. Pour chicken and marinade into a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink inside and juices run clear, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

676 Calories
32g Fat
65g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 676
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 874mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 46g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 181mg 14%
Iron 6mg 36%
Potassium 798mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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