Sautéed Chicken Breasts

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Sautéed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Photo: Becky Luigart-Staynor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

It's hard to find a simpler chicken dinner than sautéed chicken breasts.  Simply season with kosher salt and pepper and cook in a skillet in hot olive oil until golden brown.


4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)


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2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken evenly on both sides with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and done.

Created date

May 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 202
Fat 9.8 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 6 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 26.7 g
Carbohydrate 0.2 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 359 mg
Calcium 14 mg