Tuscan Chicken With Olives and Capers

Tuscan Chicken With Olives and Capers

This chicken recipe gets bold flavor from capers, tomatoes, and olives.

Give it even more richness with kalamata or other specialty olives.

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Tuscan Chicken With Olives and Capers

This chicken dish gets bold flavor from capers, tomatoes, and olives. Give it even more richness with kalamata or other specialty olives.

Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 298 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. olive oil, divided use
  • 4 (4 oz.) each raw chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 4 medium shallots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. capers
  • 2 Tbsp. sliced black olives
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tsp. oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add chicken; cook for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from pan. Keep warm.

  3. Heat remaining 1 tsp. oil over medium-high heat.

  4. Add shallots; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until translucent.

  5. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  6. Add tomatoes, bay leaf, and thyme. Season with pepper if desired; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.

  7. Add capers, olives, and chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle. Remove bay leaf.

  8. Divide rice evenly between four serving plates. Top with chicken breast and sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Tuscan Chicken With Olives and Capers
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 478mg21%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Fat
1 Protein
½ Grain Carb
1 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
2 Carb
1 Fat
1 Protein

Body Beast Portions
1 Starch
1 Vegetable
3 Protein
1 Fat

Container Equivalents
1 Green
1 Red
1 Yellow
½ tsp

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