Chicken thighs with olives and basil Recipe

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Chicken thighs with olives and basil
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  1. Season the chicken with half the salt, and a good grinding of black pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large, heavy based frying pan over moderately high heat.
  3. Brown the chicken well on both sides, about 8 minutes in total; remove.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium and and the onion and garlic; cook for about 5 minutes, until the onion starts to soften.
  5. Add the rosemary and wine and bring to a simmer, scraping any brown bits from the bottom.
  6. Boil for 1-2 minutes, until the wine is reduced by half.
  7. Add the broth, tomatoes, olives the remaining salt and the chicken, skin side up, along with any juices.
  8. Cover and simmer for about 25 minutes or until the chicken is just done.
  9. Push the chicken to the side of the pan, crush the garlic with a fork and stir in the basil an another grinding of black pepper.
  10. Reheat for a minute and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1175.67 Kcal (4922 kJ)
Calories from fat 1031.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 114.57g 176%
Cholesterol 262.5mg 88%
Sodium 726.42mg 30%
Potassium 390.82mg 8%
Total Carbs 7.53g 3%
Sugars 1.12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.94g 4%
Protein 26.12g 52%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 6%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 42.7mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 354.13 Kcal (1483 kJ)
Calories from fat 310.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.51g 176%
Cholesterol 79.07mg 88%
Sodium 218.81mg 30%
Potassium 117.72mg 8%
Total Carbs 2.27g 3%
Sugars 0.34g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.28g 4%
Protein 7.87g 52%
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 12.9mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 32.9
  • 33

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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