Creamy Mediterranean Chicken

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.

Hey guys! I’m Melanie from Garnish & Glaze and I’m so psyched to join Alyssa’s team and share a recipe with you each month. Get ready for some yummy and easy recipes from dangerously delicious desserts to scrumptious suppers like this Creamy Mediterranean Chicken.

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.I’m obsessed with Greek & Mediterranean flavors. Give me anything from Gyros with Tzatziki to Greek Panzanella and I’m a happy girl. I just love the strong flavors of kalamata olives, artichokes, and sun dried tomatoes. This chicken has it all plus a delicious creamy sauce that brings it all together.Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.

Besides tasting delicious, this meal is also awesome because it comes together in less than 25 minutes. Perfect for those busy weeknights with school back in session. And you just need one skillet, making dish duty a little less daunting.Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.

You can serve this Creamy Mediterranean Chicken with rice or pasta. Since the chicken doesn’t take too long to make you’ll want to start things out by getting your pot of water on the stove to start boiling and cook the noodles while you’re making the chicken and sauce.Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.

I wasn’t lying when I said this chicken is a cinch. Just heat up a little oil in a skillet and cook the seasoned chicken on both sides until cooked through. Then you take it out of the pan and spend the next 5 minutes making the creamy sauce consisting of half-and-half cream, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and kalamata olives. Once the cream thickens you toss the chicken back in, sprinkle on some basil and feta and serve with your pasta (or rice). So beautiful and packed with flavor. Enjoy!

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 5
Creamy Mediterranean Chicken is a quick and easy comforting dish. It’s full of tender chicken, artichokes, kalamata olives, and sun dried tomatoes all robed in a delicious creamy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts pound to 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 (14 ounce) can marinated artichoke hearts drained
  • 1/4 cup julienne cut sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives pitted
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and then place in the pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes until browned and then flip. Cook another 3-4 minutes or until internal temperature is 165 Remove chicken from skillet.
  3. Add garlic to skillet and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add the cream, artichoke, sun dried tomatoes, and olives. Bring to a low boil and cook while stirring until slightly thickened. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and then add the chicken back to the pan. Turn off the heat and garnish with feta and basil. Serve immediately with pasta or rice.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Mediterranean Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 120mg40%
Sodium 487mg20%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 405IU8%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

Melanie Dueck

Melanie is the cook and photographer behind the blog Garnish & Glaze. When she’s not playing princesses with her two little girls, she’s experimenting in the kitchen. She takes simple ingredients and creates everything from healthy dinners to indulgent desserts.

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