Recipe Summary

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Yield: 4 servings

This recipe is...

  • rich in protein
  • lower in carbs
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Lower-Fat Chicken Pelopponese

This recipe serves:  4
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely minced garlic
2-3 teaspoons dry oregano
3 cups canned plum tomatoes, coarsely pureed with their juices
1/2 cup ouzo or white wine (optional)
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 8 ounces each
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill or Italian parsley
Cooking Instructions
1. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a medium sauté pan and cook the onions over moderate heat until tender, about 8 minutes. Add the garlic and oregano and cook 2 minutes.

2. Add the tomatoes and ouzo or wine, if using, and cook for about 10 minutes over low heat, until thickenede. Season with salt and pepper and set aside. (This can be made ahead of time.)

3. Sprinkle the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Heat the remaining olive oil in a large sauté pan and sauté the chicken until golden on both sides, about 6 minutes.

4. Add the sauce and simmer for 2 minutes. Top with chopped dill or parsley and serve at once.

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast with sauce

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 415
  • Carbohydrate
  • 10 g
  • Fat
  • 17 g
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • Protein
  • 54 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 748 mg