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Portuguese Chicken

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13Ingredients
30Minutes
570Calories

Ingredients

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  • 4 chicken legs (small)
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 slices bread (crusts removed, coarsely torn)
  • 1/3 cup pitted green olives (sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 3 tomatoes (cut into thin wedges)
  • 1 red onion (cut into thin wedges)
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons dill (chopped)
  • 1 1/4 cups chickpeas (canned, rinsed)
  • 4 marinated artichoke hearts (jarred, quartered)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Using a sharp knife, score chicken several times. Brush chicken all over with 2 tbsp of the oil. Sprinkle with paprika.
    2. Heat a grill pan or large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken, skin-side down, and cook for 2 mins or until browned. Turn; cook for 2 mins.
    3. Place bread and olives in a roasting pan. Drizzle with 2 tbsp of the remaining oil; toss to combine. Place chicken on top of bread mixture in pan. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes. Season.
    4. Bake for 15 mins or until golden and cooked through. Remove from oven. Transfer chicken to a plate. Cover with foil; let stand for 5 mins. Add tomatoes, onion, herbs, chickpeas and artichokes to pan with bread mixture. Add remaining 1 tbsp oil and juice; toss to combine. Season. Divide mixture among serving plates. Top with chicken. Serve.
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    NutritionView More

    570Calories
    Sodium24% DV580mg
    Fat54% DV35g
    Protein59% DV30g
    Carbs12% DV35g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories570Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat0.5g
    Cholesterol105mg35%
    Sodium580mg24%
    Potassium870mg25%
    Protein30g59%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate35g12%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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