chicken with olives
poulet À la provenÇale
Chicken with olives is a quick and easy recipe that is so
divine! Popular in the south of France but found elsewhere as well. You can't
do better than this if you want a nourishing meal in a hurry!
This recipe is for 4 people but you can vary it depending on how many you are
cooking for. A chicken breast for each person is needed.
A really tasty and colourful dish to serve anytime!
6 ripe plum tomatoes (skinned and chopped)
4 chicken breasts (with or without the skins, as
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, chopped
24 stoned black olives
A handful of basil leaves
Salt and pepper
Place the chicken breasts between pieces of
greaseproof paper or cling film and pound with a meat mallet (flat side) then
season with salt and pepper
Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add the
chicken pieces and fry for a few minutes on each side until golden brown.
Remove and keep warm.
Fry the garlic for a few minutes until golden.
Stir in the olives and cook for one minute then
stir in the tomatoes.
Shred the basil leaves and stir them into the
Pour the mixture over the chicken pieces and