Chicken Marbella

My mum made this recipe while I was home a few weeks ago and I simply fell in love! The warm flavors filled the house and it was so easy to make, so I decided to try my hand and make it for my Oscars Party. It was a HIT!! This dish is great as an entree or an appetizer and is sure to impress your dinner guests! This recipe comes from The Silver Palate recipe book. Here are a few pictures to make you hungry!

Chicken Marbella

In a large bowl mix the following then marinate in fridge overnight:
2 1/2lbs Chicken (I used breasts only)
1 head of garlic, pureed or minced
1/4 c. dried oregano
Coarse Salt/Pepper to taste
1/2 c. red wine vinegar
1/2-1c. white wine
1/2 c. olive oil
1 c. pitted prunes
1/2 c. pitted Spanish green olives
1/2 c. capers (with a bit of juice)
6 bay leaves

To cook:
Preheat oven to 350F
Arrange chicken in single layer on shallow baking pan with marinade
Sprinkle with a bit of brown sugar
Bake 50 minutes basting with pan juices
Serve on platter with a few spoons of juice over the top and sprinkled with parsley

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