Chicken with Green Olives Recipe

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Chicken with Green Olives
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  1. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add chicken to pan; cook 10 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove chicken from pan; reduce heat to medium.
  2. Add 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, onion, and the next 8 ingredients (onion through bay leaf); cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broth; bring to a boil. Return chicken to pan, and reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Discard cinnamon and bay leaf.
  3. While chicken cooks, place olives in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; drain. Repeat procedure. Add olives and juice to chicken mixture; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over couscous.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1318.11 Kcal (5519 kJ)
Calories from fat 984.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 109.38g 168%
Cholesterol 237.83mg 79%
Sodium 1127.89mg 47%
Potassium 788.05mg 17%
Total Carbs 43.01g 14%
Sugars 6.36g 25%
Dietary Fiber 4.49g 18%
Protein 40.97g 82%
Vitamin C 11mg 18%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 163.7mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 219.18 Kcal (918 kJ)
Calories from fat 163.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.19g 168%
Cholesterol 39.55mg 79%
Sodium 187.55mg 47%
Potassium 131.04mg 17%
Total Carbs 7.15g 14%
Sugars 1.06g 25%
Dietary Fiber 0.75g 18%
Protein 6.81g 82%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 18%
Iron 0.5mg 17%
Calcium 27.2mg 16%

* 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

  • 34.7
  • 36

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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