Mediterranean Chicken 2


This has great flavor but is on the mild side.  We added some Cayenne after we plated it and it was the perfect addition.


Mediterranean Chicken

Serves 4

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into strips

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup diced onion

3 cups tomatoes, chopped, or 28oz canned diced tomatoes

3/4 cup white wine

1/2 teaspoon thyme

1/2 teaspoon basil

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/2 cup kalamata olives

1 teaspoon parsley

Salt and pepper to taste

Cayenne pepper to taste


Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat

Add chicken and sauté about 4 to 6 minutes, until golden

Remove chicken from skillet and set aside

Sauté onion in pan for 3 minutes, then add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds

Add tomatoes and bring to a boil

Lower heat, add white wine, thyme, basil, oregano and simmer for 5 minutes

Return chicken to skillet and cover

Cook over low heat until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside

Add olives and parsley to the skillet and cook for 1 minute

Season with cayenne, salt and pepper to taste

Serve over pasta or rice of your choice

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