Tomato Basil Chicken

Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe

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Vickie Parks


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).

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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)
servings of cooked pasta (optional)

How to Make Tomato Basil Chicken


  • 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.

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About Tomato Basil Chicken

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