chicken marbella

Loaded with wine, olives, capers, and prunes, this easy Chicken Marbella is a juicy dinner that packs a sweet and savory punch in each bite!

What is Chicken Marbella?

What You'll Need

You'll only need chicken thighs and drumsticks, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Make the Marinade


Combine olive oil, shallot, salt, black pepper, green olives, olive brine, capers, caper brine, prunes, oregano, and red wine vinegar.

Marinate the Chicken


Add the chicken and toss until completely coated. Then cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

Assemble the Chicken


Place the chicken in a large baking dish. Season it with salt and pepper and pour in the marinade.

Add the Onion


Sprinkle the chicken with onion, garlic, bay leaves, and thinly sliced garlic.

Add the Wine


Top with brown sugar and pour the wine, chicken broth, and orange juice from the side.

Bake It


Cook the chicken in the oven, then rest for 10 minutes.



Baste it with its cooking juices and serve.

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