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Creamy Tuscan Chicken, cooked in a skillet.
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4.84 from 6 votes

Creamy Tuscan Skillet Chicken

Creamy sun dried tomato sauce served over skillet seared chicken. Delicious Tuscan inspired flavors, in an easy to make 30 minute meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Chicken, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: creamy tuscan skillet chicken, creamy tuscan skillet chicken recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 338kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded to even thickness
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 cups fresh spinach leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or other milk

Instructions

  • Place chicken between pieces of plastic wrap, and use a meat mallet to pound chicken until even thickness
  • Season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Put olive oil in a large skillet, and turn on to medium heat.
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes on each side over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • To same skillet add spinach, garlic, and sundried tomatoes to skillet and saute over medium heat for 1-2 minutes until garlic is fragrant.
  • Add chicken broth and stir another 2-3 minutes until spinach is wilted, scrape any brown bits off the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon.
  • Add heavy cream and stir, let simmer another 4-6 minutes, stirring occassionally until liquid is reduced and creamy.
  • Add chicken into skillet, and cook until sauce is reduced to desired thickness.
  • Taste, and season with salt and fresh cracked pepper to preference.
  • Serve

Notes

Add more cream and chicken stock to make additional sauce to serve over rice or pasta.

Nutrition

Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 302mg | Potassium: 1060mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2700IU | Vitamin C: 15.8mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2.3mg