Serves: 1

Chicken Pizzaiola

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Chicken Pizzaiola

This meal turns an ordinary chicken breast into something extraordinary with a delicious tomato-based Mediterranean sauce. Bellissimo!

  • 2 x 125g skinless chicken breasts
  • Spray oil
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 200 g canned tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 tsp tomato purée
  • Pinch Italian Seasoning or dried oregano
  • 2 button mushrooms (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp fresh or frozen parsley (chopped )
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tsp capers (optional)
  1. Cook chicken breasts in pan sprayed with oil approximately 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through.
  2. Turn half-way through cooking time.
  3. Spray a small saucepan with oil and cook onions gently until softened.
  4. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, tomato purée and Italian seasoning or oregano.
  5. Simmer gently, uncovered, 10-15 minutes, stirring now and again, until sauce has thickened and reduced.
  6. Stir in mushrooms and cook 1 minute.
  7. Stir in parsley, sweetener, salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Stir in capers if using.
  9. Serve each person with 1 cooked chicken breast topped with half the sauce.