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Grecian Chicken Recipe

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The caper, tomato and olive flavors whisk you away to the Greek Isles in this easy skillet dish that's perfect for hectic weeknights. —Jan Marler, Murchison, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free Greek seasoning
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • Hot cooked orzo pasta, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without orzo): 172 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 393mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add chicken; saute until no longer pink, 7-9 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In same skillet, heat remaining oil; add next six ingredients. Cook and stir until onion is translucent, 2-3 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook 1 minute more. Add water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until vegetables are tender, 3-4 minutes. Return chicken to skillet; add olives. Simmer, uncovered, until chicken is heated through, 2-3 minutes. If desired, serve with orzo. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grecian Chicken in Taste of Home June/July 2017

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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Beema User ID: 446601 266222
Reviewed May. 23, 2017

"Absolutely outstanding ! And, get this, it is so easy to cut the recipe down for just one or two, which I did. And, I had no fresh tomatoes so I just used some tomato sauce, added when I added the water, just before bringing the mixture to a boil. From one field editor to another, a real thumbs up !!"

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