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.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/3 cup sauce)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 201
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 27.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.6g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 1.8mg
  • Sodium: 592mg
  • Calories from fat: 24%
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Calcium: 46mg


  • 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


  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well.
  2. 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.
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