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Garlic Basil Chicken
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Garlic Basil Chicken

Flavorful Garlic Basil Chicken cooked in rich tomato sauce, garlic and fresh basil. Makes an easy one-dish dinner the entire family will enjoy.
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 539kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breast about 2 breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • Fresh chopped basil
  • 2 Roma tomatoes chopped
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoon white cooking wine
  • zoodles for pairing

Instructions

  • Heat the oil. Cook the chicken on both sides (7 minutes per side), then remove from heat and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the tomatoes and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes on medium heat. Then add tomato sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Add the cumin, paprika, salt and pepper, cooking wine, and chopped basil. Cook for 2 minutes then add the chicken. Add the sauce from the skillet to the chicken. Simmer for 2-3 more minutes.
  • Serve warm with zoodles, noodles, rice, or pasta.

Notes

Step-by-step photos to make the Tomato Garlic Basil Chicken Breast recipe

Prepare the ingredients and set aside. 
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Cook the chicken breast in hot olive oil using a large skillet. 
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Cook the tomatoes and garlic. 
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In the same skillet, add the tomatoes and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes on medium heat. Then add tomato sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes on medium-low heat.
Add the cumin, paprika, salt and pepper, cooking wine, and chopped basil. Cook for 2 minutes then add the chicken. Add the sauce from the skillet to the chicken. Simmer for 2-3 more minutes.
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Prepare the zoodles.
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Serve warm with zoodles, noodles, rice, or pasta.
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Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1376mg | Potassium: 787mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1200IU | Vitamin C: 42.1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 3.8mg