Chicken Provençal Recipe

Chicken Provençal Recipe

How To Make Chicken Provençal

Take on a Frech classic with this recipe for chicken provençal. The bold flavors in this dish come from rosemary, tomato, olives, & a bit of anchovy paste.

Preparation: 7 minutes
Cooking: 38 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1tbspcooking oil
  • 3lbschicken
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 1small onion
  • 4clovesgarlic
  • ½cupred wine
  • cupscrushed tomatoes with their juice,canned
  • ½tspdried rosemary
  • ½tspdried thyme
  • 1cupblack olives
  • 1tspanchovy paste


  1. In a large, deep frying pan, heat the oil over moderately high heat.

  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and put it in the pan.

  3. Cook the chicken for about 8 minutes until browned.

  4. Remove the chicken from the pan.

  5. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat from the pan.

  6. Reduce the heat to moderately low.

  7. Add the onion and the garlic and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion starts to soften.

  8. Add the wine to the pan and simmer for about 1 to 2 minutes until reduced to about ¼ cup.

  9. Add the tomatoes, rosemary, thyme, olives, anchovy paste, and salt and simmer for 5 minutes.

  10. Add the chicken thighs and drumsticks and any accumulated juices.

  11. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

  12. Add the breasts and cook for 10 minutes more until the chicken is just done.

  13. Add the remaining pepper.


  • Calories: 870.35kcal
  • Fat: 58.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 26.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.52g
  • Fiber: 3.36g
  • Sugar: 4.95g
  • Protein: 65.80g
  • Cholesterol: 256.00mg
  • Sodium: 1129.20mg
  • Calcium: 118.13mg
  • Potassium: 999.27mg
  • Iron: 5.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 156.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.48mg
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