Flavorful Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes Recipe

Flavorful Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes Recipe

Flavorful Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes Recipe

  • Makes: 2 Servings
  • Ready In: 41 mins
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 31-39 mins

Love the combination of flavors and textures in this dish… the tomatoes and caramelized onions are sweet while the feta is a bit salty and they taste terrific over chicken. Topping the whole dish off with a bit of balsamic vinegar completes it perfectly. This healthy and delicious recipe is sure to be a big hit with your entire family.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 292
  • Fat: 20g
  • Protein: 21g
  • Sodium: 232mg
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g

Ingredients:

  1. 1/2 sweet yellow onion, sliced thinly
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    2 tbsp olive oil, divided
    2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    1 cup of red grape tomatoes
    Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper
    Garlic powder, to taste
    2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
    2 tsp balsamic vinegar
    2-3 tbsp of feta cheese

Directions:

    1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
    2. Add onions and a bit of salt then saute until golden brown and caramelized - about 15-20 minutes.
    3. Season the chicken breasts with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder, to taste.
    4. In large grill pan, heat the other tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat. Make sure pan is nice and hot before adding the chicken.
    5. Add chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes before turning over.
    6. Cook for additional 3-4 minutes to desired degree of doneness.
    7. Remove from heat to a serving platter.
    8. Make sure to let the chicken rest for 3-5 minutes before slicing so it stays nice and juicy.
    9. Slice into thin strips at an angle once it has rested.
    10. In the same skillet as the onions, add the grape tomatoes then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste.
    11. Cook for 3-4 minutes until the tomatoes are soft.
    12. Add minced garlic, stirring frequently for 60 seconds.
    13. Pour the tomatoes and onions on top of the sliced chicken, drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Top with feta cheese and fresh basil. Enjoy!

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Pam is a stay at home mom with two children who inspire her to be a better cook. She loves using fresh ingredients, organic when possible, and she likes to experiment with different tastes and textures. She tries to keep her recipes lower in fat but still tasting great. Her favorite hobbies are cooking, photography and blogging so she decided to combine them and create a recipe blog, For the Love of Cooking.

 

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