Today’s one-skillet Mediterranean chicken recipe takes only 15 minutes to cook! It’s healthy, bright, and packed with classic Mediterranean flavors.
Today’s Mediterranean chicken recipe came together very much on a whim. I just happened to have all the ingredients on hand. The flavor inspiration here is Greek, featuring classics like garlic, lemon juice, tomatoes, olives and feta.
This is one chicken breast recipe that you can certainly tweak to your liking. Add a handful of spinach, for example; switch out the olives for capers; or omit the feta cheese, if you don’t have it. Adding fresh parsley toward the end gives this Mediterranean chicken recipe just a little more brightness.
I don’t know about you, but to me, an easy and adaptable recipe that doesn’t require a special shopping trip is definite win! Enjoy!
Step-by-step tutorial with photos follows the recipe.
Here’s the step-by-step for how to make this Mediterranean chicken recipe:
Pat the chicken breasts dry. On each side of the chicken breasts make three slits through.
Spread the garlic on both sides; insert some garlic into the slits you made. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt, pepper and 1/2 of the dried oregano.
In a large cast iron skillet, heat 2 tbsp of olive oil on medium-high. Brown the chicken on both sides. Add the white wine and let reduce by 1/2 then add the lemon juice and chicken broth. Sprinkle the remaining oregano on top. Reduce the heat to medium. Cover with a lid or tightly with foil. Cook for 10-15 turning the chicken over once (chicken’s internal temperature should reach 170 degrees F).
Uncover and top with the chopped onions, tomatoes and olives. Cover again and cook for only 3 minutes or so.
Finally add the parsley and feta cheese. Serve with a light pasta, rice or couscous. Enjoy!
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