Summer Chicken Saute With Tomato-Basil Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Sprinkle chicken breast halves with salt and pepper.
  3. Add chicken to skillet and cook until golden brown about 5 minutes per side.
  4. Add chopped shallot to same skillet; saute 30 seconds.
  5. Stir in tomatoes, white wine, capers, and caper brine.
  6. Boil until tomatoes release juices about 4 minutes.
  7. Stir in chopped basil.
  8. Return chicken to skillet and cook until warmed through.
  9. Spoon sauce over chicken.


Most Helpful

Very good. I made a half recipe and used 1 tbsp fresh basil and 1 tsp dried basil because I didn't have enough left. I also used white onion instead of shallots.A sprinkle of feta on top brings out the flavors! Thanks!

kshannon August 02, 2007

What a fabulous dish! This one is worth many more than 5 stars. It is quick and easy as well as full of flavor ... and quite healthy, toboot. My only regret is that I only tried it at the end of the summer when the garden is about done. I don't think it would be as good with dried basil, but maybe.

Donna Matthews October 10, 2005

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