Chicken with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce Chicken with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

Chicken with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

Infused with Parmesan, lemon, cream and Pasta Jay's Tomato Basil Sauce, this Chicken dish will be your new foolproof summertime dinner! It's full of flavor and does not disappoint, we wouldn't be surprised if it ends up being named the BEST chicken dish you've EVER made! 


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • juice from one lemon
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 3 or 4 chicken breasts, pounded thin 
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup Pasta Jay's Tomato Basil Sauce
  • 2 tomatoes sliced to 1/4" thickness
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil more if desired
  • toasted pine nuts, for serving (optional)

    How To Make:

    STEP 1: Preheat the oven to 250°F.

    STEP 2: In a medium sauce pan, heat chicken broth and white wine over medium-high heat. Boil until reduced by one third, about 5-8 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, add lemon juice and cream. Heat to a slow simmer and add butter one tablespoon at a time. Continue to simmer on low, whisking occasionally.

    STEP 3: While sauce simmers, heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly dredge chicken in the flour, shaking extra any excess before placing chicken in the pan. Cook chicken over medium-high heat about 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Place chicken on an oven-safe plate, cover with foil and place in the oven to keep warm.

    STEP 4: In the same pan you cooked the chicken, add the last tablespoon of oil and lower heat to medium. Add the tomatoes in a single layer, adding salt and pepper as desired. Let cook until tomatoes start to disintegrate and caramelize, about 5 minutes. Stir tomatoes and add garlic. Continue to cook on low heat, stirring occasionally.

    STEP 5: Remove chicken from oven and slice on diagonal, about 1" thick slices. Add chicken to the skillet and lightly toss with tomatoes. Add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese to your cream sauce now and stir until combined. Add 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Pour the sauce over the chicken and lightly stir all ingredients together. Sprinkle with fresh basil, top with parmesan cheese and toasted pine nuts. Enjoy! 


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