Tomato Basil Chicken

A healthy, flavorful dish that is packed with juicy tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and topped with Parmesan!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1 lb chicken breast, boneless/skinless
  • salt/pepper/garlic powder/dried Basil (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 4 tsp garlic, minced
  • 4 tbsp cold butter
  • 1/2 cup Basil, chopped (fresh is best)
  • Parmesan cheese, shredded


  1. Season the chicken with salt/pepper/garlic powder/dried basil.

  2. Warm the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

  3. Add in chicken once the oil is hot. Cook on one side for about 4-5 minutes.

  4. Flip chicken to other side and cook an additional 4-5 minutes, or until juices start to run clear.

  5. Add in the tomatoes and cook for about 2 minutes.

  6. Add in the chopped basil. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

  7. Cut butter into small pieces and add to the skillet.

  8. Add in the minced garlic.

  9. Turn heat down to low and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.

  10. Once done simmering, you can serve over cooked pasta, rice, or by itself.

  11. Sprinkle desired amount of Parmesan cheese on top of chicken prior to serving.