Sicilian Olive Chicken

Sicilian Olive Chicken

This saucy one-skillet chicken dish is full of tomatoes, spinach, olives and capers. Try Kalamata olives in place of the green Sicilians or a combination of both. Serve over whole-wheat egg noodles with a mixed green salad on the side.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carbohydrate Low Saturated Fat

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 20 min 20 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 14-ounce can petite diced tomatoeswith garlic and olive oil or other Italian-style seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1/3 cup halved Sicilian or other green olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or to taste
  • 4 4-ounce chicken cutlets(see Tip)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Combine tomatoes, spinach, olives, capers and crushed red pepper in a bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with pepper.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until browned on one side, 2 to 4 minutes. Turn it over; top with the tomato mixture. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 210
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable,3 lean meat, 1 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: