Nonnie's Chicken Sicilian

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by gregory schulte

finalist for maggianos italian cook contest from the rocky mountain news

Top Review by scancan

Absolutely Yum! This is just a wonderful Italian dish, I really loved the various herbs and artichokes especially. I did not use shallots, just plain onions which came out great. I definitely plan on making this again. Thank you for posting. Made for PAC Fall '08.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. pound chicken breast to 1/4 inch season with salt and pepper then lightly flour and set aside.
  2. in a large skillet heat evooand a tablespoon of butter.
  3. heat to medium high and cook chicken breast on each side to a light golden brwon and set aside.
  4. add 2 tablespoons of evoo and 1 tablespoon butter and saute shallots and garlic until just tender.
  5. deglaze pan with chicken broth and lemon juice.
  6. season to taste with salt, pepper and pepper flakes.
  7. reduce by 1/2 and then swirl in 1 tablespoon of cold unsalted butter.
  8. brush a shallow oven proof baking dish with olive oil and arrange chicken breast in one layer overlapping if need be.
  9. top chicken breasts with artichokes, capers and sun dried tomatoes.
  10. pour sauce over chicken then sprinkle with lemon zest, chopped parsley and basil.
  11. drizzle with olive oil cover with foil and bake at 350 for 40 minutes.

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