Mediterranean-Smothered-Chicken

Mediterranean Smothered Chicken

Mediterranean-Smothered-Chicken

Mediterranean Smothered Chicken

From Crescent Foods Premium All Natural Halal Chicken & Beef Products | Main Dishes | Mediterranean or Greek

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 small Crescent chicken breasts
  • extra virgin olive oil, garlic salt, pepper
  • 8oz angel hair pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large shallots, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup marinated roasted tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 can quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • 2 Tablespoons capers
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup half & half (or heavy cream)
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil

Directions

  1. 1. Pound chicken to even thickness then brush both sides with extra virgin olive oil and season with garlic salt and pepper. Saute in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes a side, or until no longer pink in the center. Remove to a plate then set aside.
  2. 2. Add pasta to a large pot of salted, boiling water then cook until al dente. Drain then set aside.
  3. 3. Let skillet cool off the heat for a few minutes, then return to burner and reduce heat to medium. Add extra virgin olive oil and shallots then season with salt and pepper and saute until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add garlic then saute for 30 more seconds, stirring constantly.
  4. 4. Add roasted tomatoes, artichoke hearts, capers, and lemon zest then saute until heated through, about 2 minutes. Add chicken broth, half & half, lemon juice, parmesan cheese, and basil then reduce sauce slightly, about 2 minutes.
  5. 5. Divide pasta among plates then top with a chicken breast. Smother with tomato and artichoke mixture.

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