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Pan Seared Chicken Napolitano

Want rich, comfort food that will not make you feel guilty?  Thy this quick and easy an seared dish. It takes 30 minutes to make and only uses one pan. But don’t let that fool you:  the rich, meaty tomatoes and fresh garlic flavor the chicken as in Napoli and pack a quite satisfying punch.

Serve over a bed  whole wheat pasta for a wholesome treat. Serve over roasted potatoes or brown rice for a gluten- free version of this meal. Enjoy!

Ingredients: (for 2)

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 large paste tomato, or 2 Roma tomatoes coarsely chopped
1 large garlic clove, minced
3 Tbls olive oil
1 Tbls red chile oil
2 Tbls balsamic vinegar

In a large sauté pan, heat the oils and the vinegar. Add the chicken breasts and sear on each side till almost cooked (about 2 minutes per side). Turn the heat off and add the garlic, stir and let cook for 30 seconds add the tomatoes. Stir to coat the chicken well and serve immediately.

This dish serves well atop of Fettuccini Alfredo.

*Cooking Tip: You can use frozen chicken tenderloins for this recipe.

Fig Vinaigrette Chicken With Stilton And Mixed Greens

 

Bored of common salads? Try this  Scrumptious lunch or a refreshing summer supper. Tangy Stilton combines with the sweetness of fig Enjoy with a chilled glass of Vinho Verde. Best of all: it’s low-carb!

Ingredients: (2 servings)

8 chicken tenderloins or 2 chicken breasts
4 cups mixed greens
1/4 cup crumbled White Stilton
2 Tbls olive oil
2 Tbls fig balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup vinaigrette of your choice for the greens
salt & fresh ground pepper to taste

In a sauté pan cook the chicken in the olive oil and the vinegar, set aside to slightly cool.
Meanwhile, mix the greens with the vinaigrette and assemble on a serving dish. Cut the chicken into bite size pieces and top with the stilton. Add salt & pepper to taste and serve. Enjoy with a chilled glass of Vinho Verde