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Skillet Chicken with Tomatoes and Olives - Packed with sweet tomatoes and salty olives, this delicious and easy chicken dinner is sure to impress! Easy enough for weeknights, fancy enough for dinner guests.

Skillet Chicken with Tomatoes and Olives

Katerina | Diethood
Packed with sweet tomatoes & salty olives, this tasty skillet chicken recipe is easy enough for weeknights and fancy enough for dinner guests.
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins


  • 3 tablespoons STAR Original Olive Oil
  • 6 (4 ounces each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 2 yellow onions , sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes , juices included
  • 2/3- cup STAR Pimiento Stuffed Manzanilla Olives , halved crosswise
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Pound chicken breasts to even thickness; DO NOT pound thin!
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Add chicken breasts to hot oil and cook 6 minutes; flip and continue to cook for 4 minutes or until browned on both sides.
  • Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  • Add onions, garlic and thyme leaves to skillet; cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in tomatoes and olives.
  • Return chicken to skillet; bring mixture to a boil.
  • Turn heat down to a simmer; cover skillet and continue to cook for 15, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.


Calories: 223 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 72 mg | Sodium: 248 mg | Potassium: 641 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 310 IU | Vitamin C: 15.3 mg | Calcium: 45 mg | Iron: 1.5 mg | Net Carbs: 6 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken dinner recipe, keto chicken recipes, one skillet chicken dinner