Grilled Greek Chicken with Red Wine and Garlic

Give your grill a Mediterranean flair. Olive oil, fresh herbs, garlic and olives are the flavor secrets.

  • prep time 1 hr 5 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup dry red wine or Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
to 2 lb cut-up whole chicken pieces
1
jar (4 3/4 oz) pitted kalamata or ripe olives, drained
  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except chicken and olives. Add chicken; turn to coat with marinade. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Place chicken, skin sides down, on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 minutes. Turn chicken; brush with marinade. Cover grill; cook 20 to 40 minutes longer, brushing occasionally with marinade, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and drumsticks). Discard any remaining marinade. Serve chicken with olives.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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