ONE-SKILLET MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN RECIPE WITH TOMATOES AND GREEN OLIVES

This one-skillet Mediterranean chicken recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner. It takes very little prep and only 15 minutes to cook! It’s healthy, bright, and packed with fresh Mediterranean flavors. Be sure to check out the tips and video tutorial below!
This is one chicken breast recipe that you can certainly tweak to your liking. Add a handful of spinach, for example; switch out the olives for capers; or omit the feta cheese, if you don’t have it. Adding fresh parsley toward the end gives this Mediterranean chicken recipe just a little more brightness.

ONE-SKILLET MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN RECIPE WITH TOMATOES AND GREEN OLIVES

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts of equal size
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic or garlic paste
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano, divided
  • Private Reserve extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 large lemon, juice of
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 1/2 cup small-diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced green olives
  • Handful of fresh parsley, stems removed, chopped
  • Crumbled feta cheese, optional


INSTRUCTIONS

  • Pat the chicken breasts dry. On each side of the chicken breasts make three slits through.
  • Spread the garlic on both sides; insert some garlic into the slits you made. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt, pepper and 1/2 of the dried oregano.
  • In a large cast iron skillet, heat 2 tbsp of olive oil on medium-high. Brown the chicken on both sides. Add the white wine and let reduce by 1/2 then add the lemon juice and chicken broth. Sprinkle the remaining oregano on top. Reduce the heat to medium. Cover with a lid or tightly with foil. Cook for 10-15 mins turning the chicken over once (chicken’s internal temperature should reach 165 degrees F.)
  • Uncover and top with the chopped onions, tomatoes and olives. Cover again and cook for only 3 minutes. Finally add the parsley and feta cheese. Serve with a light pasta, rice or couscous. Enjoy
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