Chicken provencal

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Eggplant (1 pound)
1 large Onion
3 tablespoons Minced fresh garlic
4 tablespoons Olive oil, divided
1 Broiler-fryer, cut up (3 1/2 pounds)
1 cup Canned low sodium or homemade chicken broth
2 tablespoons Dried marjoram, crumbled
1½ cup Cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup Pitted ripe olive halves

Trim ends of eggplant; cut into 1-inch slices, then into 1-inch cubes. Cut onion into quarters. In large skillet, saute eggplant, onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon hot oil until eggplant is crispy and onion is, lightly browned. Place in a large bowl.

Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil in skillet. Brown chicken pieces on all sides over moderately high heat; drain on paper towels. Wipe out skillet.

Return chicken to skillet; add broth and marjoram. Bring to boiling; lower heat; cover. Simmer for 30 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is tender. Remove to serving platter; keep warm.

Place eggplant mixture, tomatoes and olives in skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, until heated through. Spoon over chicken.

Makes 6 servings.

[ 1001 HOME IDEAS MAGAZINE; June 1990 ] Posted by Fred Peters.

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