Kana Okada
Hands-On Time
20 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins
Serves 4

Loaded with pimento-stuffed olives, cherry tomatoes, garlic, and fresh parsley, this easy chicken dinner is a real crowd-pleaser. Serve the entrée over long-grain rice, perhaps with a piece of crusty bread to soak up the sauce, too. It’s part warming comfort-food, part exotic coastal flavor, and while plenty of our chicken dishes fall more in the fix-it-and-forget-it vein, this one requires a fair amount of hands-on time: The meal’s ready in half an hour, but that’s including 20 minutes of time spent at the stove, adding a few ingredients at a time, so the chicken breasts and the vegetables are all cooked to perfection.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook the rice according to the package directions.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.

Step 3

Add the onion to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 4

Add the tomatoes, olives, and garlic and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Return the chicken to the skillet and add the wine. Simmer until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has slightly thickened, 4 to 6 minutes.

Step 6

Stir in the parsley. Serve with the rice.

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