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Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

As special as it is simple to prepare, Mary Relyea’s moist, flavorful chicken is dressed in tomatoes, olives and capers. It’s a knockout main dish for guests in Canastota, New York.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 16 pitted Greek or ripe olives, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained


  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large ovenproof skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Add the tomatoes, olives and capers.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 475° for 10-14 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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