Danièle Henkel’s Chicken with Olives

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 50 MIN
  • Servings 4



  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, brown chicken pieces on both sides in oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside on a plate. In the same pan, brown onion, garlic and spices for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Return chicken to the pan. Cover with water, add fresh herbs and bring to a boil. Add olives and preserved lemon and let simmer, covered, for about 45 minutes or until meat falls off the bone. Adjust seasoning.
  3. If desired, drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil before serving.


This recipe can be doubled.

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