Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe

Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe is a lightly flavoured chicken dish that has earthy notes of fresh basil that can be served as main course along with some herbed rice, salad and some garlic bread. It makes a perfect dish that you can make for parties as well.

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Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe
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Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe is a lovely chicken dish, succulent breast pieces of chicken is pan seared and dunked in a light and refreshing homemade tomato basil sauce and packed with fresh flavours from basil leaves. 

Serve  Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe along with some Garlic Bread With Herb Butter Recipe and Fizzy Pomegranate & Mint Mocktail Recipe for a weekend dinner or even for your house parties along with Herbed Buttered Rice Recipe With Green Peas and a Savory Melon Salad Recipe (Spiced with Ginger & Mint).

Try our other recipes with tomato basil sauce: 

  1. Spaghetti Pomodoro Recipe (Pasta in Tomato Basil Sauce)
  2. Skillet (Tawa) Pizza with Roasted Vegetables in Tomato Basil Sauce (No Yeast Dough)
  3. Tomato Basil Pasta And Pizza Sauce Recipe

Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons Mixed Herbs (Dried)
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • Salt , to taste 
  • 1 sprig Basil leaves , finely chopped 
  • For the tomato basil sauce 
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cups Homemade tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup Basil leaves , fresh leaves, loosely packed and roughly torn 
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 10 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Mixed Herbs (Dried)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste 
  • Sugar , to taste

How to make Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe

  1. To begin making the Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe, wash and thoroughly clean the chicken breasts. 

  2. Into the bowl add the chicken, add mixed herbs, lemon juice, olive oil and salt. Mix well. 

  3. Heat a skillet on medium-high heat to pan sear the chicken pieces. Place the chicken pieces and cook only for a minute on both sides till it gets a light brown colour and is just about cooked.

To make the tomato basil sauce
  1. Heat a saucepan with olive oil, add the garlic and onions and saute till until the onions soften and till the aroma wafts in the air. 

  2. Next add the torn basil leaves, tomato puree, herbs, red chilli powder, salt and sugar . Bring the tomato basil sauce to a brisk boil. 

  3. After a few minutes, add the grilled chicken breasts into the tomato basil sauce. Turn the heat to low, cover the pan and cook the Tomato Basil Chicken for about 10 minutes, until the chicken has absorbed all the flavours and is cooked through as well.

  4. Once done, turn off the heat and transfer the Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  5. Serve  Tomato Basil Chicken Recipe along with some Garlic Bread With Herb Butter Recipe and Fizzy Pomegranate & Mint Mocktail Recipe for a weekend dinner or even for your house parties along with Herbed Buttered Rice Recipe With Green Peas and a Savory Melon Salad Recipe (Spiced with Ginger & Mint).

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