Mediterranean Chicken
  • Srv: 6
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Cal: 222
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This Mediterranean chicken recipe features chicken breasts simmered in a sauce of tomatoes, olives, white wine, garlic, and herbs.


  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 3 cups tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • ½ cup kalamata olives
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat white wine and oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until golden, about 4 to 6 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  2. Add garlic to pan drippings; sauté for 30 seconds. Add onion; cook and stir until onions are tender, about 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and add 1/2 cup white wine; simmer for 10 minutes. Add thyme and basil and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  3. Return chicken to skillet, cover, and cook over low heat until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. Add olives and parsley; cook for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper and serve.


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Editor's Note:
This recipe is from The Webb Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association.