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Garlic Tuscan Chicken with Broccolini

This Garlic Tuscan Chicken is creamy, garlicy, with some sundried tomatoes, spinach and broccolini. It’s perfect to dip a nice crusty bread into or serve over pasta. I’m all about this dish!

s Garlic Tuscan Chicken is bold and creamy, with amazing Italian flavors its's perfect to dip a nice crusty bread into or serve over pasta!

I think what I love the best about tuscan chicken is HOW QUICKLY it comes together. I mean, not like 10 minutes quick, but It’s not an “60 minute slow simmer” dish.

Cook the chicken (about 8 minutes per side, then pull it out and make the sauce. Once the sauce incorporated and simmered for 10 minutes you’re done.

SO the secret of a good Tuscan Chicken dish is the garlic. Tuscany is BIG on garlic. So err on the side of more than less. I went with about 6 cloves.

s Garlic Tuscan Chicken is bold and creamy, with amazing Italian flavors its's perfect to dip a nice crusty bread into or serve over pasta!

Garlic Tuscan Chicken is easy enough for a weeknight, but comforting enough for a weekend dinner. What I love most about it is how versatile it is. I Added some spinach and broccolini to it.

You can add red peppers, zucchini, or egg plant. maybe even peas and carrots if you like – its all going to taste good in this garlicky Tuscan sauce.

Then served it over pasta for the wife, and kids, but I was more than content with dipping some toasted bread smothered in my

For the seasoning of this dish, go with those traditional Italian flavors. Oregano, basil, maybe a little rosemary or marjoram. But an off the shelf Italian seasoning (or my Sunday Night Spaghetti spice blend) will work too!

s Garlic Tuscan Chicken is bold and creamy, with amazing Italian flavors its's perfect to dip a nice crusty bread into or serve over pasta!

When cooking the chicken brown it in olive oil and butter and DON’T MOVE IT for the entirety of the 8 minutes. If you want – lightly coat your chicken in a little flour to help that crust form, and it will thicken the sauce a little too.

And if you’re feeling fancy – deglaze that pan with a little white wine. A chardonnay is perfect. It will add another dimension to the dish and really make it stand out!

This is a perfect recipe to throw in a few chicken breast in, but if you want to change it up a little, chicken thighs will work, or you could even do pork chops!

This Tuscan chicken recipe is such a great base, it makes a great dinner, and the leftovers are even better!

Garlic Tuscan Chicken

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 497kcal
s Garlic Tuscan Chicken is bold and creamy, with amazing Italian flavors its's perfect to dip a nice crusty bread into or serve over pasta!
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Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts butterflied
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/8 cup white wine
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp rosemary optional
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup broccolini

Instructions

  • In a skillet on medium heat, melt butter in olive oil. Place chicken breast in skillet and cook about 7-8 minutes on each side until internal temperature reads 165F. Set chicken aside, or place in a food warmer.
  • Deglaze pan with wine, then add in cloves of garlic and let cook until aromatic. Pour in chicken broth heavy cream and whisk together.
  • Stir in sun dried tomatoes, oregano, basil and rosemary and let simmer for about 5 minutes. Bring chicken back into skillet and reduce heat to low.
  • Add in spinach and broccolini and let sook until tender. Serve on a crusty bread, or pasta and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 169mg | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 675mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2874IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2mg
Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile
I'm an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to's and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!