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Chicken with olives and tomatoes

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Chicken with olives and tomatoes is actually a Moroccan chicken dish. The dish is slightly sour with a lot of spices - and of course very tasty. Chicken with olives and tomatoes is a wonderful meal for family dinner. It is recommended to remove the skin of the chicken because it can then absorb the flavors of the dish much better.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 8 Skinless Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1 Tin can - Seedless about 20 oz Before filtering water) Green Olives
  • 1 Big Onion
  • 14 Ounces Crushed Tomatoes
  • 3.5 Ounces Tomato Paste
  • 2 Cloves - sliced finely Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweet Paprika
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric
  • Pinch Thyme
  • As Needed Salt
  • As Needed Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 -4 Tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1/2 a Cup Warm Water
  • 1 Bowl Boiling Water


  • Drain the olives from liquid and place in a bowl with boiling water for about - 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, chop the onion.
  • Heat the oil in a shallow and wide pan.
  • Fry the onion until it becomes translucent and begins to brown.
  • Add the chicken to the onion.
  • Fry the chicken a few minutes on each side until its color changes completely and begins to brown slightly.
  • Remove the chicken to a bowl.
  • Add the sliced ​​garlic to the pan and fry for a minute.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, spices and half a cup of water and stir.
  • Bring to a boil and stir again.
  • Return the chicken to the pan.
  • Drain the olives and sprinkle water over the chicken.
  • Close the pan with a lid and cook for an hour on medium-low heat.
  • Stir every 20 minutes.
  • It’s ready! Serve with white rice (highly recommended) or even with couscous with a lot of sauce and olives.

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