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Tuesday: Braised Chicken with Lemon and Green Olives

If you have had surgery, a new baby, or just moved to my neighborhood, you’ve had this dish, This is a recipe came with “the Cadillac “(my AllClad Deluxe Slowcooker). It’s a gem.
NOTE: there will be leftover chicken for use later in the week.
Serves: 4    Prep: 30    Cooking: 2-4 hours
 

Ingredients

For the Chicken
5 lbs bone-in, skin-on chicken – I used 4 breasts and 4 thighs
Salt and pepper
1 cup all purpose flour
5 tablespoons olive oil
5 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
½ cup Chardonnay
30 picholine or other green olives – I used a jar of Castelvetrano 1 lemon
2 Bay leaves
2 cups chicken stock
¼ cup fresh flat leafed parsley, chopped
 
For the Couscous
1 cup couscous
1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Prep Opportunity
I consider Steps 1-X the prep today.
1
Lay out chicken and season with salt and pepper.
2
Place flour in a zip top bag. Place chicken in, one piece of a time, shake to coat and shake off the excess.
3
In a heavy bottomed pot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat.
4
Working in batches, brown all of the chicken on all sides. Transfer to your slowcooker.
5
Reduce heat to medium and add garlic to the pot, stirring for 15 seconds.
6
Add the wine and stir, scraping up any browned bits.  Cook for 2 minutes.
7
Add the olives, sliced lemon and bay leaves and cook for 5 minutes.
8
Add chicken stock, bring to a boil and then add to the slowcooker over the chicken.
9
Cook for 2 hours on HIGH or 4 hours  on LOW.
10
Set 2 cups water to boil.
11
Add Quinoa and salt. Return to a boil, cover, reduce heat to low. Cook 15 minutes..
12
Taste chicken sauce and add salt and pepper to taste.
13
Stir in parsley.
14
Fluff quinoa with a fork.
15
Serve chicken over couscous. You’ll see mine is sliced as I think is easier to maneuver. Enjoy!