Chicken Pomodoro Skillet

Chicken Pomodoro

If you’ve been craving Italian fare, look no further than my easy recipe for Chicken Pomodoro. This classic recipe features succulent, white-meat chicken simmered to perfection in a medley of basil, garlic, herbs, and vibrant tomatoes, creating a 1-pot, healthy skillet recipe that will transport your tastebuds straight to Italy — all in just 25 minutes. 


Chicken Ingredients

Olive Oil Chicken Breasts Italian Seasoning Garlic Powder Fresh Garlic Parmesan Cheese

Yellow Onion Grape Tomatoes Chicken Broth Fresh Basil White Sugar Salt & Pepper


Add the Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper to a small bowl.  Combine thoroughly. Coat the chicken breasts with the seasoning mix, rubbing it into both sides evenly.

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Season chicken...



Add the olive oil to a large skillet or pan on the stove over medium high heat. Once hot, add in the seasoned chicken breasts.  Sear on one side for about 2 minutes, flip, and sear on the other side for another 2 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.

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Sear chicken...



Turn the heat to low and add the garlic and onion to the same skillet.  Sauté for 1-2 minutes, being careful to not burn.

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Onion & garlic...



Next add the halved tomatoes and chicken broth to the skillet.  Combine all the ingredients thoroughly, making sure to scrape up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan. Bring the tomato mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

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Build sauce...



Add in the fresh basil and white sugar. Combine. Place the seared chicken breasts back into the skillet, covering them with the sauce a bit.  Simmer for another 5-8 minutes, until the chicken is completely cooked through.

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Simmer chicken...



Add extra fresh basil and parmesan cheese on top. Serve and enjoy!

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Serve & enjoy...


Check out the full post for expert tips, step by step instructions, and more info about this fun breakfast!

Blog Comment:

"Delicious! Like a restaurant meal. Mine didn’t need the sugar and was saucier than pictured but had wonderful flavor. Recipe will be on repeat when the cherry tomatoes ripen." -Melissa

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