​Les Kincaid's



Side Dishes

Enjoy This Recipe Courtesy of Chef Les Kincaid 

Marinated Olives

2 pounds green olives 
½ pound Kalamata olives
6 tablespoons coriander seeds 
4 tablespoons Mexican oregano 
6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 
Extra virgin olive oil

Rinse the olives thoroughly under cold running water. Crack them with a hammer or the side of a heavy chef’s knife (be careful not to crack the pit). In a large glass jar, place a single layer of olives and sprinkle them with coriander seeds and oregano. Scatter a few slices of garlic on top and make another layer in the same way. Continue until you have used all the olives and spices, and then add enough olive oil so that the olives are completely covered. Leave in a dark place for 2 to 3 weeks. 
Drain and serve as needed and, after the olives have been consumed, use the oil for a vinaigrette.

Yield:  4-6 servings