Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella

Feeds 4 people


  • 4 large chicken thighs skin on, bone out 
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped oregano 
  • 2x cloves fresh garlic 
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 1 cup seedless prunes 
  • 1/2 cup stuffed olives 
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup capers (dash of caper juice)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup white wine 
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley (garnish)


In a large bowl combine all ingredients, except brown sugar and white wine. Leave to marinate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight 

Preheat oven to 180 degrees 

Pour the chicken mixture into a baking dish and sprinkle over brown sugar and white wine and bake for 40 minutes basting frequently until golden 

Remove from the oven, cover with freshly chopped parsley and serve on couscous or your favourite grain


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