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Kotopoulo me Elies
(Chicken Casserole with Olives)

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler-fryer chicken
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2/3 cup red wine
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 whole allspice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (14 ounce) can tomatoes
  • 16 black or green olives
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry chicken; season with salt and pepper and fry in the olive oil.
  2. Pour wine into the pan, add spices, bay leaf and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until the meat is tender. Add olives the last 10 minutes, by which time the sauce should be thick.
  3. Serve with rice or pasta.