Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Easy Mediterranean Chicken
Preparation time
25 mins
Cooking time
25 mins
Difficulty
easy
Serves
4 people
Dinner

Easy Mediterranean Chicken.

Bring the Mediterranean to your table with this simple chicken dish. Tomatoes, tapenade and basil come together in this quick dinner.

Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved (about 10 oz)
  • 1/4 cup olive tapenade

Instructions

  1. Place chicken breasts on sheet of waxed paper. Sprinkle 1/8 teaspoon of the salt evenly over chicken breasts; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the basil; press lightly. Turn chicken breasts over. Sprinkle remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt over chicken; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons basil. Cover with another sheet of waxed paper. Pound chicken with rolling pin or meat mallet to 1/2-inch thickness.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts. Cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until golden brown on outside and no longer pink in center. Remove chicken to plate; cover to keep warm.
  3. Return skillet to medium-high heat. Add tomatoes and tapenade to skillet. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until tomatoes just begin to soften and mixture is heated through. Serve tomato mixture over chicken; top with remaining 2 tablespoons basil.
https://legenrecipes.com/recipe/easy-mediterranean-chicken/

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