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Chicken with olives and lemon recipe needed

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Tracy L. Dec 1, 2004 11:52 AM

A while back I remember someone mentioning a recipe they perfected for chicken w/olives and lemon. I've tried searching for the post but I can't find it. I have a hankering for a stewish dish with chicken and lemon. If anyone has a terrific recipe can you please share? Thanks!!!

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    Christine RE: Tracy L. Dec 1, 2004 12:12 PM

    I used to use the recipe in Paula Wolfert's excellent "Good Food from Morocco" exactly as written. Then I watched my Moroccan former M.I.L. make this dish. She always roasted the chickens separately.

    Now I make the sauce from Wolfert's recipe, get it nice and thickened (with the olives and preserved lemons), and cut up a store-bought roasted chicken to add to the tagine pan. Heat through and serve. Faster, easier, and you can make the sauce ahead.

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      Val RE: Tracy L. Dec 1, 2004 12:15 PM

      Not sure if this is the one originally posted as you describe or not...y'all must think I work for Epicurious but I don't...I have made this recipe twice and in my notes, I cut the butter to 2 Tablespoons. This is very delicious.

      Link: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

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        Nyleve RE: Tracy L. Dec 1, 2004 01:33 PM

        Here's a link (I hope - I'm so pathetic at this link stuff) to a couple of Moroccan recipes I posted back in September. The chicken tagine uses preserved lemons and olives. It is simply the best chicken tagine I have ever tried anywhere - including Morocco.

        Link: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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          Tracy L. RE: Tracy L. Dec 2, 2004 08:03 PM

          Thanks, I now have a great cooking project for the weekend.

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