Caramelized Chicken with Green Olives and Prunes Recipe
Caramelized Chicken with Green Olives and Prunes Recipe
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 8 free-range chicken legs (thigh + drumstick, about 3kg or 6 1/2 pounds total), cut in two at the joint
    • 130g (3/4 cup) green olives
    • 300g (10 oz) pitted prunes, roughly chopped (I use kitchen shears)
    • 3 cloves garlic, crushed (I used a rounded teaspoon organic garlic paste)
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 1/3 cup olive oil
    • 1/3 cup sherry vinegar (vinaigre de xérès in French)
    • 3 rounded tablespoons dried oregano (I used organic oregano from Crete)
    • Fine sea salt, freshly ground pepper
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine
    • the leaves from 1 small bunch fresh cilantro (flat-leaf parsley can be substituted)
    • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 7 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.15%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1 mg 0.03%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.31%
    • Potassium: 34 mg 0.97%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.56%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.92%
    • Vitamin C 0.1%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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