Chicken Marbella
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
 
A sweet and savory sauce of garlic, olives and prunes dresses tender chicken thighs.
Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 1 small head of Garlic (about 6 cloves, cut each clove in half)
  • 4 pitted Prunes (cut in pieces and rehydrated in ⅓ C warm water)
  • 1 T Capers
  • 8-10 Green Olives (pitted, without pimentos and sliced in half)
  • 1 T Brown Sugar
  • 2 T Butter
  • 1½ T Sherry Vinegar
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh Oregano
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 465 degrees.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a skillet that can go in the oven.
  3. Brown both sides of the chicken thighs, then remove and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet with the chicken renderings, add a little more olive oil.
  5. Toss in the garlic a stir while it cooks for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the prunes with their water, capers, olives, brown sugar, and vinegar.
  7. Stir and let reduce about 2 more minutes.
  8. Add butter to finish sauce.
  9. Add the chicken back in.
  10. Top with the sprigs of oregano.
  11. Put in the oven and cook 12-14 minutes.
  12. Remove the oregano stems before serving.
Recipe by Changing Seasonings at http://changingseasonings.com/2017/08/chicken-marbella-french-italian-spanish/