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greek chicken with olives and feta cheese

a recipe by
Liz Shaw
Gilbert, AZ

This is slightly modified from a recipe found on the Epicurious website. I serve it over Seeds of Change Quinoa and Brown Rice with Garlic. Fast, easy, and delicious!

serves 6
prep time 5 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For greek chicken with olives and feta cheese

  • 2 lb
    chicken thighs with skin and bones
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 14 1/2 oz
    tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
  • 3/4 c
    kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine
  • 2/3 c
    feta cheese

How To Make greek chicken with olives and feta cheese

  • 1
    Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and saute until brown, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to plate.
  • 2
    Add onion to drippings in skillet. Saute over medium heat 3 minutes. Add garlic and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes with juices, olives, wine and oregano.
  • 3
    Return chicken and any accumulated juices to sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until chicken is tender and cooked through, about 25 minutes.
  • 4
    Sprinkle with feta cheese and serve.