Chicken and Olive Saute

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Chicken and Olive Saute

Chicken and Olive Saute

Browned chicken breast in a sauce of tomatoes, ripe olives, tomato paste, onions, green peppers and spinach.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Ingredients

Chicken Saute

  • 3 pounds whole chicken breasts boneless and skinless, cut in half (6 breast)
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • paprika

For the Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons chicken pan drippings
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil chopped
  • 1 cup black olives pitted; halved
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and crushed
  • 2 cups tomatoes peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups spinach washed, stems trimmed and packed

Instructions

  • Rub chicken pieces with flour mixture. Brown garlic in hot oil. Add chicken and brown well. When browned, remove chicken and set aside.

Prepare sauce

  • Saute onion and green pepper in pan drippings, stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, garlic and basil. Heat together over low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add chicken pieces and cook for 30 to 35 minutes or until chicken in tender. Stir sauce occasionally. When chicken is cooked, remove from sauce and place in wide serving dish.
  • Add spinach to sauce and cook for about 3 or 4 minutes. With slotted spoon, lift spinach and spoon alongside chicken in serving dish. Add olives to remaining sauce and heat thoroughly. If necessary, boil sauce gently to reduce and thicken it. Spoon sauce over chicken.
  • Serves 6.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Olive Saute
Serving Size
 
1 each
Amount per Serving
Calories
424
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
19
g
29
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
11
g
Cholesterol
 
145
mg
48
%
Sodium
 
741
mg
32
%
Potassium
 
1218
mg
35
%
Carbohydrates
 
12
g
4
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
51
g
102
%
Vitamin A
 
2581
mcg
287
%
Vitamin C
 
29
mg
35
%
Calcium
 
62
mg
6
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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