Chicken with olives and tomato sauce

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Serves: 4




  • 1 vegetable stock cube

  • 1 tbsp tomato puree

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 800g chopped tomato

  • 0.5l boiling water

  • 8 chicken thigh

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 2 carrot peeled and cut into chunks

  • 200g olives pitted, black or green


  1. In a large pan, fry the chicken pieces until golden and then put them on a plate.
  2. Place the chopped onion in the pan (add a little oil if needed) and fry until translucent.
  3. Slice the olives and add to the pan along with the chopped tomatoes, carrots, tomato purée, stock cube, pepper and water. Mix well then add the chicken.
  4. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat and let it simmer for at least 1 hour.
  5. Serve with rice or couscous.

Handy Hint

Sainsbury's sell chopped tomatoes with sliced olives, which is a bit easier.

Additional Information

  • Can Freeze

  • tomato

  • Chicken

  • Main Course

  • Egg Free

  • Dairy Free

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  • HUN1 17/05/10 20:32

    I used free range chicken pieces which aren't much more expensive than the none free range.