Chicken With Black Olives


1.25kg chicken pieces

1/4 cup bacon, chopped

1 tablespoon flour

1 onion, chopped

125g mushrooms, chopped

1 green capsicum (pepper), chopped

1/2 cup tomato paste

10 black olives, pitted and chopped (more if desired)

1 cup chicken stock

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 clove garlic, minced


Cut the chicken into pieces and coat with flour.

Fry bacon until it is brown, then add chicken and brown.

Remove chicken and bacon to a casserole dish, then fry onion, mushrooms, garlic and green capsicum for 5 minutes.

Add tomato paste, olives and stock.

Stir until mixture boils then pour into casserole, spreading evenly over the chicken and bacon.

Add seasonings and cover.

Bake in a slow oven 160°C for 2 hours.

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