White Wine Chicken with Leeks and Green Olive Dressing

Chicken in White Wine with Leeks and Green Olive DressingServes 2

This is a marvellous main;  everything baked to perfection in one pretty parcel! Simple but special!


4 cloves garlic, sliced

1 tablespoon  lemon zest

3/4  cups (180ml) dry white wine

Sea salt and cracked black pepper, plus extra

2 x 200g chicken breast fillets

1 leek, green parts removed, sliced

40g butter, chopped


1 teaspoon  lemon zest

100g green Sicilian olives, finely chopped

1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar

How to

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). To make the green olive dressing, place the olive oil,  lemon zest, olive, vinegar and salt and pepper in a bowl and mix to combine. Set aside.
  2. Place the garlic, lemon zest, wine, salt and pepper and chicken in a bowl and mix to combine. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Layer 2 x 30cm x 40cm pieces of non-stick baking paper on a tray and fold 3 edges in to form an envelope, leaving 1 edge open. Place the potato, leeks, chicken and butter in the parcel and fold the remaining edge to enclose.  Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Carefully open the parcels and top with the dressing to serve.

Reference:   Donna Hay