Sicilian olive chicken

    This one-pot Italian-inspired chicken dish is packed with flavour and very quick to prepare any night of the week.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes with olive oil and garlic
    • 225g frozen spinach, thawed
    • 50g halved green olives
    • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed chilli flakes, or to taste
    • 4 thin chicken breasts
    • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Combine tomatoes, spinach, olives, capers and crushed chilli flakes in a bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken breasts with black pepper.
    2. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken breasts until browned on one side, 2 to 4 minutes. Turn it over; top with the tomato mixture. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.

    Tip:

    If you can't find thin chicken breasts for this recipe, place thick chicken breasts between 2 pieces of cling film and pound with a rolling pin or heavy pan until flattened to about 1cm thick.

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