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Tomato Caper Chicken


  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried tarragon
  • 1 28 ounce can chopped tomatoes (San Marzano if you can find them)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat oil and 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large deep skillet over medium high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and add to the skillet. Saute until just turning golden on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients except for the rest of the butter, stir until combined, and then cover the pan. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
  3. Swirl in remaining butter and season the sauce to taste as needed.
  4. Divide among warmed plates, sprinkle parsley on top and serve,