Chicken with Lemon and Olives

• 2 chickens weighing : 500-600g each, clean and Jointed
• 200 ml olive oil
• 1 onion, finely chopped
• 1 garlic cloves, chopped
• 1 tsp ground ginger
• ½ tsp cumin
• 2 pinches of saffron
• 1 liter of water
• 500 g green olives, stoned
• 3 onions, cut in thin slices
• 1 tbsp sweet paprika
• 100 ml lemon juice

In a large pan place the chickens with the olive oil, onion, garlic, ginger, cumin and saffron. Cover with the water and season with a little salt. Cover and cook for 30 minutes over a medium heat. Add the olives, onions and sweet paprika. Cook for further 30 minutes then add the lemon juice. Serve with the sauce.

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