MIDDLE EASTERN CHICKEN STEW WITH OLIVES

May 31, 2016

They really need to invent computers that can simulate smells. Because with this recipe you are seriously missing out. It just has the most insane, mouth-watering smell you can imagine.

MIDDLE EASTERN CHICKEN STEW WITH OLIVES

  • 1 whole chicken [cut into 4 pieces]
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoons sweet red pepper flakes
  • 2 slices fresh ginger [1 teaspoon ground ginger]
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • small bunch parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 tomatoes [or a bunch of cherry tomatoes]
  • 100g Halhali zeytin [or any kind of olives you like and can get your hands on]
  • 1 lemon [juice]
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • black pepper
  • salt

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_ wash chicken and pad dry
_ place into an oven proof dish [with lid]
_ roughly chop ginger and garlic

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_ combine ginger, garlic, cumin, red pepper flakes, lemon juice, black pepper and the bay leaves with a little olive oil

_ cover the chicken with the spice mixture
_ let it rest for half an hour [leave over night for a stronger flavor]

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_ heat oven to 170°C
_ quarter tomatoes [or use cherry tomatoes] and lemons
_ add the tomatoes, lemons, salt, olives, parsley and the chicken broth to the chicken

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_ cook for about 1 hour in the oven [with the lid on]

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_ transfer the chicken to a new oven proof dish
_ place under the broiler until the chicken is nicely browned

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_ if you like you can boil the remaining liquid to thicken it a little

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_ serve with rice or some bread

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One Comment

  1. Salotte says:

    My favorite dish since weeks :-)

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