Spanish-Style Chicken

A hearty and delicious chicken for any night of the week. The tangy sauce pairs well with a full-bodied red wine such as the Mettler Epicenter Zinfandel. Serve with pasta or spanish rice and a salad to complete the meal

Pair With: Mettler Epicenter Zinfandel

Source: Mettler Family Vineyards


1, 3-4lb chicken cut up into serving pieces
1, 6oz can tomato paste
1 small jar of stuffed pimento olives with liquid (3/4 cup)
1/2 can (6 oz) beer
1 tsp garlic salt (or to taste)
Salt, pepper and paprika to taste


Wash and pat dry chicken pieces. Season with salt, pepper, garlic salt and paprika. Place in heated crock-pot. Stir together tomato paste and beer, pour over chicken. Add olives. Cook on low for 7 to 9 hours. Serve over Spanish rice or noodles.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Mettler Family Vineyards

Beginning in Germany in the 1770s and continuing with their arrival in California’s Central Valley region of Lodi in the late 1800s, the Mettler family has a tradition of producing premium winegrapes, both for their own label, as well as for other winemakers and respected wines.