Mediterranean Chicken

If you’re like me, you get tired of chicken recipes. Same old thing. Boring. Sometimes dry. I like chicken, but I’m always hunting for the next new thing to do with chicken to make it appealing. I’ve seen some great recipes for Mojito Chicken that I’d like to try. And I’m always up for some sort of lemony chicken recipe too. My most recent worthy find: Mediterranean Chicken from Bon Appetit.

This recipe is filled with wonderful flavors: wild mushrooms, kalamata olives, two kinds of tomatoes, garlic, shallots, capers and pine nuts. And if you look really closely, you can actually see some chicken hiding underneath all that stuff!

Ah, there it is. We really enjoyed this new-to-us chicken dish. Lots of great flavor packed into every bite. The chicken was moist as can be. And those yellow and red tomatoes make the dish pretty too. A chicken recipe success!

This recipe can be found here: Mediterranean Chicken
It serves 8, but can be easily cut in half.

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20 Responses to “Mediterranean Chicken”

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    Obsessive Foodie or Food Addict....You Decide — April 6, 2008 @ 10:56 PM

    This looks so good. This is a dish I have to make when my husband is gone on business and my son and I will eat it. My husband refuses to eat mushrooms and olives (makes me screaming MAD). I get this mag and must have overlooked the recipe.

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    Peter M — April 6, 2008 @ 11:43 PM

    I’m actually enjoying chicken alot lately and hey…when it’s with mushrooms… I’m in!

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    Vicarious Foodie — April 7, 2008 @ 12:57 AM

    Yes, I am like you–always on the lookout for a new chicken recipe. Can’t get enough. This looks like a good one, and those teardrop tomatoes are so cute!

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    giz — April 7, 2008 @ 1:08 AM

    I saw the post – had most of the ingredients (except for the olives), went ahead and made it – you have my testimonial that it’s delicious and really really filling. It’s like having a party in your mouth.

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    Cakespy — April 7, 2008 @ 1:49 AM

    The mushrooms look like a fantastic addition–I am a sucker for dishes like this. It looks like a nice one, and not your typical chicken dinner!

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    Gretchen Noelle — April 7, 2008 @ 3:35 AM

    This looks like a chicken dish with lots of flavors and colors. I just tried a new chicken dish tonight with mushrooms and a chinese sauce. Yum!

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    Jenny — April 7, 2008 @ 3:56 AM

    Colorful and delicious! Looks like just the kind of meal I would enjoy! Who can get enough chicken anyway?!

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    Emiline — April 7, 2008 @ 4:47 AM

    This looks so good! I love chicken too, but yes, it gets so boring. The tomatoes look delicious, and I looove olives.

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    Nina's Kitchen (Nina Timm) — April 7, 2008 @ 5:14 AM

    Looks so easy and yet so amazing.Thanks for sharing…

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    Grace — April 7, 2008 @ 8:48 AM

    i love teardrop tomatoes! however, every time i look at them, they remind me of what shape my body’s going to take if i keep eating the way i do… :)

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    Catherine Wilkinson — April 7, 2008 @ 2:54 PM

    There’s just something about olives and little perfect tomatoes that make me go…yum!

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    ali — April 7, 2008 @ 3:28 PM

    So colorful! this dish combines some of my favorite foods: olives, pine nuts and cherry tomatoes … can’t wait to try it myself.

    ali

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    Elle — April 7, 2008 @ 4:15 PM

    that looks gorgeous, and I especially love the little tomatoes! I’m bookmarking this one to try.

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    taste memory — April 7, 2008 @ 5:00 PM

    that looks incredible – mushrooms olives & chickn….i love olives & mushrooms together; great pizza topping.

    Thanks for sharing this recipe, can’t imagine living without olives ;-)

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    Deborah — April 7, 2008 @ 6:03 PM

    This sounds wonderful! I’m the same way with chicken – we have it so often, but I’m always looking for more exciting ways to prepare it.

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    Ann — April 7, 2008 @ 9:28 PM

    What a beautiful dish! Will definitely have to try it! I have some cornish game hens in the freezer… I think they’d be great cooked this way. :-)

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    VeggieGirl — April 8, 2008 @ 1:48 AM

    so colorful!

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    Kevin — April 8, 2008 @ 1:51 AM

    That chicken dish looks good!

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    Mary Coleman — April 8, 2008 @ 12:35 PM

    I love this!!!
    The mushrooms really make this dish.
    Great pics as well!

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    Rosie — April 8, 2008 @ 2:27 PM

    Chicken is one of my favourites and i’m always looking for new ideas – thank you for this sharing this recipe with us!! :D

    Rosie x