Lemon Chicken Stew With Green Olives Recipe

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Lemon Chicken Stew With Green Olives
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  1. Combine flour with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Dredge chicken pieces in flour, shaking of any excess. Reserve remaining flour.
  2. Place 1/2 tablespoon oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Brown 1/2 the chicken for 2 minutes until a little golden; turning and cooking another 2 minutes. Remove chicken to plate Repeat with remaining chicken.
  3. Cook onions in the Dutch oven for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional minute until fragrant. Stir in the remaining flour, lemon juice, chicken broth and water. Bring liquids to a boil.
  4. Add in the quartered potatoes, chickpeas and olives and stir. Nestle the chicken breasts bone side up into the stew. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Taste the liquid and adjust salt and pepper as needed. Turn the chicken pieces and continue to cook 5 to 10 minutes until potatoes are tender and chicken is cooked through.
  6. Stir in parsley and cook one minute.
  7. Ladle into serving bowls.
  8. (My nephews have asked me to note these are smaller girly portions so if you are serving teens or others with larger appetites, adjust the serving amounts accordingly).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 318.48 Kcal (1333 kJ)
Calories from fat 88.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.8g 15%
Cholesterol 83.61mg 28%
Sodium 815.35mg 34%
Potassium 738.84mg 16%
Total Carbs 25.9g 9%
Sugars 3.35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4.98g 20%
Protein 34.45g 69%
Vitamin C 14.3mg 24%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 74.4mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 90.92 Kcal (381 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.8g 15%
Cholesterol 23.87mg 28%
Sodium 232.77mg 34%
Potassium 210.93mg 16%
Total Carbs 7.39g 9%
Sugars 0.96g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 20%
Protein 9.83g 69%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 24%
Iron 0.6mg 12%
Calcium 21.2mg 7%

* 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

  • 6.4
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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