Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts

A few pantry herbs and spices dress up this healthful chicken breast entrée. Try serving the chicken and light pan sauce over creamy mashed potatoes.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes


2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 (6- to 8-oz.) PILGRIM'S PRIDE Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2/3 cup chicken broth


Stir together Italian seasoning and next 4 ingredients. Sprinkle evenly on both sides of chicken.

Cook 3 chicken breasts in 1 Tbsp. hot oil over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan. Repeat with remaining 3 chicken breasts and 1 Tbsp. oil.

Sauté garlic in hot skillet 1 minute. Add chicken broth, and cook 2 minutes, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Serve sauce over chicken.