This easy recipe for Tomato Basil Chicken serves four hungry mariners.
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 5 cloves garlic, sliced
- 4 chicken breast fillets
- 3 small ripe tomatoes, chopped
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- 1 tsp. sugar (optional)
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup basil leaves, roughly chopped
- 1/2 cup black olives
- shaved parmesan or reggiano cheese
Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium high to high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 4 minutes or until soft. Add the chicken and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until well browned. Add the tomatoes, wine, sugar, salt and pepper, and simmer over medium heat for 8 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Gently stir in the basil and olives. To serve, place the chicken on plates and top with the pan mixture. Serve with the shaved parmesan/reggiano.