This was "okay". A little disappointed after reading all the 5 star reviews. I'm a great cook, so it wasn't that. Its a super easy recipe to follow also. We love every single ingredient that went into this. My grocer sells fresh, roasted artichoke hearts and they are to die for! My potatoes were so beautiful after they roasted I hated putting them in the mixture. That little bit of liquid took all of that lovely texture away. I do really think that's what threw this off for us. Next time I will try this and place the potatoes on the side. Probably add more fresh tomatoes and basil too.
Mediterranean Chicken with Potatoes
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
This tasty Mediterranean chicken dish features small red potatoes and other classic regional ingredients, like red onion, wine, olives, tomatoes, basil, artichokes, and Parmesan cheese.
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 331
- Calories from fat: 20%
- Fat: 7.3g
- Saturated fat: 2.1g
- Monounsaturated fat: 3.7g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
- Protein: 33.5g
- Carbohydrate: 32.5g
- Fiber: 3.6g
- Cholesterol: 71mg
- Iron: 2.9mg
- Sodium: 897mg
- Calcium: 124mg
- 4 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt, divided
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
- 12 small red potatoes, halved (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- Cooking spray
- 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
- 3/4 cup dry white wine
- 3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
- 1/2 cup chopped pepperoncini peppers
- 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
- 2 cups chopped plum tomato
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
- 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
- 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
- Thyme sprigs (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400°.
- Combine 2 teaspoons garlic, oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and potatoes on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until tender.
- Heat a large Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Add half of chicken to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until browned. Remove chicken from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken; remove from pan.
- Add onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring wine to a boil; cook until reduced to 1/3 cup (about 2 minutes). Add potatoes, chicken, broth, pepperoncini, and olives; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in 2 teaspoons garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, tomato, basil, and artichokes; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese. Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.
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