Sunday, August 23, 2009

Greek Island Style Chicken


· 2 chicken breasts, halved, skinned
· 2 Tablespoons olive oil
· 1 onion, chopped
· 3 cloves, garlic, minced
· 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper (more if you would like)
· 1 ½ ounces sun dried tomatoes, halved
· ½ cup dry white wine
· 1/3 cup sliced, pitted, ripe olives
· 1 lemon, sliced
· 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
· 1 teaspoon honey
· ½ teaspoon pepper
· Salt
· Chopped parsley

Directions
· In a large skillet, cook chicken in olive oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes, turning once.
· Add onion, garlic and red pepper.
· Cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes until onions are limp.
· Add tomato pieces and stir in to chicken mixture.
· Add wine, olives, lemon, cinnamon, honey and pepper.
· Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, then remove cover and continue to cook another 5 minutes or until sauce is slightly reduced and chicken is tender.
· Add salt to taste.
· You might like to serve the chicken over rice or grain of choice.
· Garnish with parsley.


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