Lemon Chicken with Olives

This easy, Mediterranean-style chicken dish transports well for a picnic lunch or patio dinner at a friend’s place.

Makes: 4-6 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens

Photo: Chris Gonzaga


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) black olives, pitted
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine chicken with all other ingredients. Mix well.
  3. Place mixture into a shallow baking dish. Roast 20-25 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  4. Serve hot or allow to cool and serve at room temperature.

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