Chicken and Vegetables Mediterranean recipe

Servings: 6-8
Preparation time: 10 min
Active time: 60 min
Total time: 70 min

1 chicken, cut in small portions
24 button onions
1/2 kg carrots cut in rounds
4 celery sticks finely chopped
1 leek finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, left whole
24 prunes stoned
1/2 tsp coriander spice
1 cinnamon stick
3 allspice seeds
1 cup red wine
salt and pepper
3/4 cup olive oil


Heat the olive oil in a deep pan and saute the garlic cloves until they take a golden color, and then discard them
In the same pan saute the chicken until well brown on all sides.  Remove and let on a platter on the side.
Put the onion, carrots, celery, in the pan and saute in low temperature for 5 minutes approximately. Pour in the wine. 
Add the chicken inside, spices, prunes, salt and pepper, turn down the heat to minimum, cover and and let it stew for about 50 minutes until chicken is tender and the sauce smooth.