Olive, Garlic and Lemon Chicken

Olive, Garlic and Lemon Chicken

Olive, Garlic and Lemon Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 tablespoons butter or coconut oil
  • 1/2 lb Kalamata olives, pitted, cut in half
  • 8 chicken thighs, with bones and skin
  • 3 cups onions, sliced thin
  • 3 gloves garlic, minced and smashed almost to a paste
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 extra lemons, thickly sliced (remove seeds with the tip of a knife)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • A bunch of picked thyme leaves (about 1 tsp)
  • Himalayan sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F. Melt the butter or coconut oil in a large and hot pan and brown the chicken pieces on all sides. It will take around 6 minutes total. Set the chicken aside.
  2. Cook the onions until soft, about 3 minutes, and make sure to scrape all the delicious chicken bits off the pan while doing so.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for about a minute, until fragrant. You can season with salt and pepper at this point.
  4. Add the chicken stock, thyme and lemon juice and return the chicken thighs to the pan, skin side up. Bring to a simmer and put the pan, covered, in the hot oven for about 20 minutes.
  5. Remove the lid, add the halved olives as well as the lemon slices and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes uncovered.
  6. Serve the chicken with the olive, garlic and lemon sauce as well as with some of the lemon slices.

Serving Size = 3 ounces of chicken and 6 olives

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