Loaded with flavor, this easy to make 30-minute one-pan meal, means quick KP too! A dinner winner!
Author:Judy Barbe, registered dietitian
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:45 minutes
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon dried oregano, divided
1 teaspoon dried basil, divided
2 cups grape tomatoes
1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
2 tablespoons capers, drained
2 tablespoons red or white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped
1/2 cucumber, sliced
3 tablespoons Feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 fresh lemon
Chicken: Heat over to 450° F. In a zip-top bag, combine chicken, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano. Seal bag. Massage it to coat the chicken with herbs.
Cook: In a 10-inch ovenproof skillet, combine tomatoes, Kalamata olives, capers, vinegar, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Place in oven. Cook for 15 minutes.
Then: While tomatoes are cooking, pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet until they are 1/2-inch thick. Or cut the chicken in half horizontally to make a thin cutlet. After first 15 minutes, lay chicken breasts over tomato/olive mixture. Return pan to oven and cook 15 minutes more.
Salad: Layer Romaine and cucumber on dinner plates. Top with chicken, tomato/olive mixture, pan juices. Sprinkle feta and squeeze lemon juice over top.
Sub in your favorite lettuce, such as spinach or kale.
Keywords: dinner salad, healthy salad, main dish salad, company dinner