Artichoke and Sun-Dried Tomato Euphoria: A Chicken Delight

Embark on a culinary voyage with our Artichoke and Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken. Succulent chicken breasts are adorned with a luxurious sauce, teeming with tender artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes. The melding of tangy tomatoes, buttery artichokes, and juicy chicken promises an explosion of flavors with every bite.

A close-up showcasing the vibrant colors of sun-dried tomatoes and artichokes, accentuated with fresh basil and parmesan.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4 servings Ideal 
Serving Size: 200 grams per serving

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calorie Count: 380 kcal per serving
  • Macronutrient Breakdown:
    • Carbohydrates: 12g
    • Proteins: 30g
    • Fats: 22g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Chicken breasts - 800 grams
  • Artichoke hearts, drained and chopped - 200 grams
  • Sun-dried tomatoes, chopped - 100 grams
  • Fresh garlic, minced - 10 grams
  • Olive oil - 20 grams
  • White wine (optional) - 50 grams
  • Chicken broth - 200 grams
  • Fresh basil, chopped - 10 grams
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated parmesan cheese for garnish - 30 grams
A plate of the dish paired with garlic bread and a refreshing glass of white wine.

Method of Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken breasts, seasoning with salt and pepper, and cook until browned on both sides.
  2. Remove chicken and set aside. In the same skillet, sauté garlic until aromatic.
  3. Add artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes, sautéing for a few minutes.
  4. Deglaze the skillet with white wine or a bit of chicken broth.
  5. Return the chicken to the skillet and add the remaining chicken broth.
  6. Cover and let simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh basil and garnish with grated parmesan cheese before serving.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use marinated artichokes for an added depth of flavor.
  • For a creamy variant, stir in some heavy cream during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Pair with a side of garlic bread or pasta for a fulfilling meal.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I use fresh tomatoes instead of sun-dried? Yes, but sun-dried tomatoes provide a concentrated flavor which fresh ones might not.
  • Is the wine essential? No, it's optional. It adds depth to the sauce, but you can use chicken broth as a substitute.
  • How long can I store the leftovers? Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.