Sun Dried Tomato Chicken
 
 
Ingredients
  • Chicken breasts- 3, cut into wedges
  • Extra virgin olive oil- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Mushrooms, white halved- 1 pack
  • Sun dried tomatoes in olive oil and herbs (drain the olive oil)- ½ cup, chopped
  • Basil leaves- 12
To puree
  • Sun dried tomatoes in olive oil and herbs- 1 cup (drain the olive oil)
  • Water- ¼ cup
Other ingredients
  • Cooked penne or other variety pasta
Instructions
  1. Cut the chicken breasts into thin wedges.
  2. Heat a non-stick cooking pan, add extra virgin olive oil, add the chicken, season with salt and ground pepper, combine well.
  3. Cover the pan with its lid and cook the chicken.
  4. After the chicken has almost done, add mushrooms and cook covered till mushrooms turn tender.
  5. If using sun dried tomatoes in olive oil, drain the oil and add just the tomatoes.
  6. Add sun dried tomatoes, combine well and cook for a few more minutes.
  7. In a blender, puree the sun dried tomatoes along with water to a coarse paste.
  8. Add the puree to the cooked chicken, combine well and let cook for some time till it has well incorporated with the chicken.
  9. Add basil leaves and cook for a few more minutes.
  10. Taste and add more salt or ground pepper according to your needs.
  11. Remove the pan from the heat.
  12. Cook penne pasta or any variety of pasta.
  13. You could either combine the sun dried tomato chicken with the pasta or serve the chicken over the pasta
  14. Serve warm.
  15. If you want you could garnish with freshly grated parmesan cheese.
Notes
If you are using plain sun dried tomatoes, you could add a couple of teaspoons of herbs like dried oregano or Italian seasoning while cooking the chicken.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - Healthy Recipes, Instant pot, Videos by Thasneen at https://www.thasneen.com/cooking/sun-dried-tomato-chicken/