This chicken dish gets bold flavor from capers, tomatoes, and olives. Give it even more richness with kalamata or other specialty olives.
Tuscan Chicken with Olives and Capers
This hearty chicken dish gets bold flavor from capers, tomatoes, and olives. It has only 298 calories per serving. Get the recipe.
- 2 tsp. olive oil divided use
- 4 (4-oz.) raw chicken breasts boneless, skinless
- 4 medium shallots chopped
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 (15-oz.) can diced tomatoes no salt added
- 1 bay leaf
- 2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
- ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
- 1 Tbsp. capers
- 2 Tbsp. sliced black olives
- 2 cups cooked brown rice
Heat 1 tsp. oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat.
Add chicken; cook for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from pan. Keep warm.
Heat remaining 1 tsp. oil over medium-high heat.
Add shallots; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until translucent.
Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
Add tomatoes, bay leaf, and thyme. Season with pepper if desired; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
Add capers, olives, and chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle. Remove bay leaf.
Divide rice evenly between four serving plates. Top with chicken breast and sauce.
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