Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce Recipe
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Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce Recipe

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Treat your taste buds to this easy-to-make classic—bursting with Mediterranean goodness. It’s satisfying served with the versatile sauce. But it won’t weigh you down.—Marilee Anker, Chatsworth, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • Hot cooked bow tie pasta

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half (calculated without : 351 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 535mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (trace sugars, 1g fiber), 36g protein


  1. Flatten chicken slightly; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in the cream, wine, tomatoes and capers; cook until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve with pasta. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce in Country Woman February/March 2012, p40

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2015

"very good the whole family liked it!"

Reviewed Jun. 5, 2015

"This recipe is super easy and the sauce is so yummy! Really love the combination of the capers and sun-dried tomatoes. I definitely will be making this again!"

Reviewed Jan. 3, 2015

"This has become one of my "go to" recipes for a quick and yummy dinner."

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2014

"Very good!"

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2013

"This dish is totally up my alley as I love sundried tomatoes and capers. But, my son gobbled it up and the hubby liked it too. Great flavor. Even though I only cooked for 3, I made the additional sauce for the noodles."

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