Chicken Puttanesca

Puttanesca is a traditional Italian sauce made of tomatoes, olives, capers, and garlic. The powerful ingredients in the sauce give chicken a new look and zesty flavor.


4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/3 cup sauce)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 201
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Protein 27.9 g
Carbohydrate 9.6 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 592 mg
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fiber 2.4 g
Calcium 46 mg


1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
2 garlic cloves, minced
6 kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and drained
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 1/2 tablespoons Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon olive oil


Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well.

Coat chicken with breadcrumbs (coating will be light). Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Pour tomato mixture over chicken; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until chicken is done.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2003
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