Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe

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Tomato Basil Chicken

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

As easy as this recipe is to make, and the list of so few ingredients, the outcome is a wonderfully delicious meal. It can be served as is, or you can serve it over cooked pasta (to enjoy with the pan sauce).

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

olive oil, for sauteing
1 1/2 lb
skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into 6 fillets
salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 Tbsp
dried oregano
1 lb
cherry tomatoes, halved
4 clove
garlic, minced
1/4-1/2 c
fresh basil, chopped
2 Tbsp
light butter (brummel & brown is a good brand)
6
servings of cooked pasta (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Heat olive oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat.
2Season both sides of chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and oregano. Place in heated skillet and cook about 5 minutes each side, or until cooked throughout.
3Turn heat to medium, and then add the halved cherry tomatoes and garlic. Cook about 4-5 minutes more.
4Add basil and butter to skillet, and stir until well combined. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Turn heat to low and let simmer about 5 more minutes.
5Serve as is or over cooked pasta.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy