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Quick Italian Chicken Skillet {21 Day Fix}

  • Author: Nancylynn Sicilia
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Italian chicken skillet is a one pan dish that is quick and easy to make, It tastes like a healthy version of chicken Parmesan.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 thinly sliced chicken breasts (1 lb)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes, 2 cups if you are serving this with zoodles or pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese (2B Mindset can use low fat)
  • 1 T of Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Add olive oil to an oven safe skillet. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Saute chicken until fully cooked, flipping halfway, about 4 minutes on each side. If your chicken is thicker, it will require a longer cook time.
  2. Add in sliced garlic and saute for a minute; Stir in crushed tomatoes, oregano, basil, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a simmer for a few minutes while sauce thickens.
  3. Turn off the heat and top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  4. Place under the broiler for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Serve immediately!

Notes

Serves 4
Serving size: 1 chicken breast
1/4 GREEN 1 RED 3/4 BLUE (sprinkle some more parm cheese on top for a perfect BLUE)

Weight watchers FS points – 3 per serving

Keywords: italian, chicken, stove top, low-carb, high protein, gluten-free, grain-free