Prune and Olive Chicken

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This Chicken Marbella, as this dish is commonly known, requires a lengthy marinade in prunes, green olives, garlic, oil and seasonings before baking in the same concoction. It is well worth the time, as this marvelous Mediterranean fare is a perfect part

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • In a medium bowl combine the garlic, prunes, olives, capers, olive oil, vinegar, bay leaves, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix well. Spread mixture in the bottom of a 10x15 inch baking dish. Add the chicken pieces, stir and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to prepare, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove dish from refrigerator. Sprinkle brown sugar on top and pour white wine all around chicken.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, spooning juices over chicken several times as it is baking. Serve on a platter, pouring juices over the top, and garnish with fresh parsley.