Grilled Greek Chicken with Red Wine and Garlic

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.

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cup dry red wine or Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
to 2 lb cut-up whole chicken pieces
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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cook chicken pieces evenly by placing the meatier pieces in the center of the grill rack and smaller pieces around the edge. Turn frequently.
Did You Know?
Kalamata olives, known as the Cadillac of olives, are imported from Greece. The plump, purplish to black olives have a moist texture and a robust, winelike flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 360mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.