Skillet Herbed Chicken & Tomatoes

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Skillet herbed chicken and tomatoes over pasta

Skillet Herbed Chicken & Tomatoes

This simple dish taste as good as it looks. Pallet-pleasing flavors and eye catching colors, this is sure to be one of your families staples.

Skillet herbed Chicken & Tomatoes Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds thin-sliced chicken, boneless
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves or 3 1/2 TBS of Fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried rosemary
  • 3 tablespoons flour, divided
  • 2-3 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil, divided
  • 1 finely chopped small onion
  • 1 [14.5 oz can] diced tomatoes, drained OR dice 5 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half [milk will work!]
  • 8 ounces pasta, spaghetti, linguine

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package.  Drain well, saving a cup or so of pasta water.  Cooked pasta has a way of ‘tightening up’!
  2. Mix seasoning in a small bowl.  Reserve 2 teaspoons in a small bowl.
  3. Stir 2 tablespoons flour into remaining seasoning.
  4. Coat chicken in flour mixture.  There will be some flour mixture remaining, throw this away.
  5. In a skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil on medium heat.  Add chicken, cooking 2 minutes per side until browned and cooked thoroughly.
  6. Add additional oil if needed.  Removed chicken, keep warm.
  7. Using same skillet, add 1 tablespoon oil, add onion, stirring for 3 minutes or until softened.
  8.  Stir in 1 tablespoon flour.  Add drained tomatoes, stock and remaining seasoning mixture.
  9. Bring this to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  10. Stir in half-and-half.  Returning chicken to skillet and cook until heated.
Serve with pasta – oh my is this yummy!
Skillet Herbed Chicken and Tomatoes over pasta

Blessings! Cheff DD

Chef Denise Daniel with The Coastal Homestead

photography by davesmithphotographer.com

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