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Chicken with Prunes, Apricots and Olives

Chicken with Olives and prunes

Sweet easy chicken with lots of flavor from prunes and olives. Optional whole garlic cloves, rosemary and lemon slices can be added to match the picture. 

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  • 6Servings


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or 4 pounds on the bone chicken pieces
  • ¼ cup prunes
  • ¼ cup apricots
  • ¼ cup olives
  • 6 garlic cloves, whole (optional)
  • 1 sprig rosemary, pulled from stem (optional)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 lemon, sliced (optional)


1 Place chicken breasts in baking dish.

2 Scatter prunes, apricots and olives (and garlic cloves and rosemary if using) around chicken.

3 Pour chicken broth on top and refrigerate for a few hours.

4 Preheat oven to 350F.  Sprinkle brown sugar over chicken and pour over wine.  Top with lemon slices, if using. 

5 Cover and bake for 40 minutes.  Uncover for the last 10 minutes and enjoy. 

Note: You can keep chicken warm on a hot plate until ready to serve. 

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