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Tuscan Chicken

Tuscan Chicken – a delicious chicken dish made with cherry tomatoes and olives. Simple, fabulous and very healthy as it’s also carb free.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken recipe, tuscan chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 256kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives pitted
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped, divided
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
  • Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium high heat.
  • Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper. Transfer chicken to skillet and brown for five minutes on each side. Remove chicken and set aside.
  • Add onion and garlic and saute for three to four minutes. Deglaze pan with wine, scraping to loosen the brown bits. Add tomatoes, olives, 1/2 tsp salt, pepper to taste, and one tablespoon of chopped basil. Saute for two to three minutes.
  • Nestle chicken in tomato mixture. Transfer skillet to oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with the remainder of basil and/or parsley and serve.


Recipe slightly adapted from southerboydishes.com


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 603mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 412IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg