Creamy Tomato Chicken

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Creamy Tomato Chicken
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
60mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 17, 2023

Enjoy a flavorful and comforting meal with this creamy tomato chicken recipe. Tender chicken breasts are cooked in a rich and creamy tomato sauce, infused with herbs and spices. This dish is perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions, and pairs well with mashed potatoes or pasta. Give this recipe a try and indulge in a hearty and satisfying dish that your whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté until fragrant and translucent.
  3. Push the onion and garlic mixture to one side of the skillet, and add the chicken breasts to the other side.
  4. Cook the chicken breasts for about 5 minutes per side, or until they are golden brown.
  5. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
  6. In the same skillet, add the diced tomatoes, heavy cream, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  7. Bring the sauce to a simmer and let it cook for about 10 minutes, or until it thickens slightly.
  8. Return the chicken to the skillet and nestle it into the sauce.
  9. Cover the skillet with a lid and let the chicken simmer in the sauce for another 10 minutes, or until it is cooked through.
  10. To serve, place a chicken breast on a plate and spoon the creamy tomato sauce over the top.
  11. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  12. Enjoy the creamy tomato chicken with mashed potatoes or pasta.

Interesting Facts

  • Chicken is a great source of lean protein, and it's low in fat and calories.
  • Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, which can help boost the immune system.
  • Cream-based sauces add a creamy and rich texture to dishes, making them more indulgent and satisfying.