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Tomato Basil Chicken

A healthy, flavorful dish that is packed with juicy tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and topped with Parmesan!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
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


  • Season the chicken with salt/pepper/garlic powder/dried basil.
  • Warm the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add in chicken once the oil is hot. Cook on one side for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Flip chicken to other side and cook an additional 4-5 minutes, or until juices start to run clear.
  • Add in the tomatoes and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add in the chopped basil. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Cut butter into small pieces and add to the skillet.
  • Add in the minced garlic.
  • Turn heat down to low and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Once done simmering, you can serve over cooked pasta, rice, or by itself.
  • Sprinkle desired amount of Parmesan cheese on top of chicken prior to serving.
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