• Apr
  • 09
  • 2012

Greek Chicken with Peppers, Olives and Red Wine

This time last year we were in Greece and while that seems so long ago this Greek chicken dish definitely brings back some good memories, it will please all your senses; the wonderful cooking smells, the visual delight of the contrasting black olives and the red pepper but best of all the delicious combination of flavors. Perfect enjoyed with a simple salad and couscous outside on a spring evening.

Chicken with Peppers and Olives

Greek Chicken with Peppers and Olives

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes

Yield: 4

Serving Size: Mains

Greek Chicken with Peppers and Olives


  • 2 Chicken breasts
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 Red peppers
  • 1 Green pepper
  • 1/2 cup black olives
  • 3 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 glass of red wine
  • 3 Tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Thyme


  1. Cut each of the chicken breasts into 3 pieces
  2. Heat the oil in a saucepan and saute the chicken pieces for 10 minutes.
  3. While the chicken is frying cut the peppers in large pieces.
  4. Mince the tomatoes and the onions.
  5. Once the chicken browns and the juices are clear add the onions, peppers and olives.
  6. When the onion is clear pour over the wine, add the tomatoes, a pinch of thyme and salt, pepper (to taste).
  7. Add a cup of water and reduce the heat and simmer for 60 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.
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Greek Chicken With Olives and Peppers

Cooking Tips

If you would prefer to use an oven in stead of frying, add all of the ingredients in a oven proof dish and cover. Cook at 180 C for 60 -90 minutes. The oven may reduce the liquid much faster and you may have to add additional water during the cooking time.


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  1. The Mediterranean region of Northern Africa, Europe, and the Middle East is home to some of the most popular cuisines worldwide and includes pasta from Italy, kebabs from Turkey, and of course the highly varied cuisine of Greece. But, what is Greek food? Making use of a wide range of ingredients, namely olive oil, vegetables and herbs, bread, fish, poultry, and cheese, it is easy to comprehend the massive popularity of Greek food around the world.

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