Chicken Puttanesca

"A tasty chicken feast under 30 minutes. Serve with your favorite pasta, a salad on the side and dinner is done!"
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  • in a nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium high heat.
  • sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • add chicken to skillet and cook until brown on both sides.
  • remove from skillet and keep warm.
  • with the same skillet, add onions, olives, capers, oregano, pepper flakes and cook until onions are translucent.
  • add the wine or broth, stir in the can of tomatoes
  • return chicken to skillet.
  • reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until chicken is no longer pink.
  • serve on top of your favorite pasta.
  • garnish with parsley.

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  1. katew
    This came together so quickly with the ingredients being common pantry items. We just returned from our holiday and this was such a quick dinner to get on the table. I left out the capers as DD does not like then and threw my olives in whole, pits and all !! Also added fresh chives from the garden. Great flavour, great success. Made for Holiday Tag.
  2. teresas
    We loved this. The tart taste of the capers added a lot to the overall flavor of this dish. I cut the recipe in half and used chicken tenderloins. I served it over some fettuccine. This is a quick and easy recipe to make. It's full of flavor and looks great plated. Thanks for posting. :)
  3. ThePIeGuy
    This is a great, easy to prepare recipe. Mediterranean taste with the capers, olives and tomato. I'm always looking for new ways to prepare chicken and will make this classic dish again.
  4. Recipe Maven
    Yowza! This was a great choice for dinner. My family inhaled every bite eagerly digging in and we ate every bit of it. I wish I had doubled the recipe to have some leftovers. What great flavors with all these great ingredients! To be made again for sure!
  5. ChefLee
    Fantastic!!!! This has wonderful depth of flavor with the capers, oregano and other flavors melding into one heck of an easy and delicious dish!! I used chicken thighs and a few breast tenders instead of all breast meat and I used canned fire-roasted tomatoes. The 1/4 tsp of red pepper flakes was just right on the heat, very subtle and great!!! I added more sliced black olives, a whole cup, instead of the 1/3 cup since I love them and I knew that 1/3 cup wouldn't be enough. I forgot the parsley because we were so hungry but the colors of the capers and olives looked so pretty that I don't think it really missed the parsley. I will definitely make this again and I can see experimenting with all types of olives to really bring out some interesting flavors!! Thank you for this great recipe!!



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