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Chicken Provencal

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
A lovely french dish made with french herbs


  • 1 Skillet
  • 1 Oven proof dish


  • 4 pieces Chicken thighs (Skin on)
  • 1 Onion (Cut into quarters)
  • 2 tbsp Capers
  • 3 tbsp Green Olives
  • 1 Lemon (Cut into quarters)
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup White wine (200 ml)
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp French herbs (Or you can separately add basil, oregano, thyme, marjoram. Instead of marjoram I added tarragon. )
  • Salt and pepper (To taste )


  • Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  • Put oil in the skillet and place the chicken thighs, skin side down. Fry till brown and skin has rendered (around 8 to 10 minutes). Turn the thighs over and fry on the other side for a few minutes.
  • Put the chicken thighs in the over proof dish, skin side up
  • Add the juices from the skillet.
  • Add white wine, herbs, quarterd onions (or you can use shallots), olives, capers, quartered lemon and garlic cloves. Add more salt and pepper if needed.
    Four Chicken thighs skin side up with capers, olives, onion, garlic and lemon for Chicken Provencal recipe by Wise Women Recipes
  • Place in the centre of a pre-heated oven (200 C or app 400 F) for one hour.
  • Remove from oven after one hour and cool for 5 minutes.
    Chicken Provencal by Wise Women Recipes
  • Serve with sour dough or french bread.
    Chicken Provencal with olives, capers and onions
Author: Saima Baig
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: dinner recipe, French, Provence