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Braised Ligurian Chicken

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“A Jamie Oliver recipe which I find quite delightful. Because I don't like dark meat, I make it with all chicken breasts--and they come out juicy and tender. The recipe says to add the olives with pits. I have--just remember to warn your guests.”

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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Add chicken pieces and toss until evenly coated.
  3. Place a large saute pan or heat-proof casserole over medium-high heat.
  4. Add olive oil.
  5. When oil is hot, add chicken pieces and saute until browned.
  6. Turn chicken and add rosemary and garlic.
  7. Continue to saute until garlic is softened, about three minutes.
  8. Add wine.
  9. When wine comes to a boil, add anchovies, olives and tomatoes.
  10. Partly cover pan and lower heat to medium low.
  11. Simmer until chicken is cooked and broth is reduced to a sauce, about 15 to 20 minutes, depending upon the size of your chicken pieces.
  12. To serve, discard rosemary sprigs and season dish well with salt and pepper.

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