Savory Sweet Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Beverly Brooks Modified: March 21, 2022

How To Make Sweet and Savory Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts

Balancing sweet and savory, the combination of basil and peaches in this mouthwatering chicken breast recipe is all you need for a complete fancy meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3chicken breasts,(1½ lbs), boneless
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1shallot,thinly sliced
  • 1tspginger,fresh grated
  • 2clovesgarlic,finely chopped
  • 12basil leaves,finely chopped plus more for garnish
  • 1cupchicken broth,low-sodium
  • 4large peaches,peeled, pitted and sliced ¼ inch thick (about 2 cups)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Heat the oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering.

  4. Add the chicken and cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side.

  5. Remove to a plate and set aside.

  6. Decrease the heat.

  7. Add the shallot and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes.

  8. Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and cook until fragrant stirring constantly, 45 to 60 seconds.

  9. Add the chopped basil, chicken stock and peaches.

  10. Return the chicken to the pan and turn to coat.

  11. Transfer to the oven  and bake until the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a knife, about 15 minutes.

  12. Slice the chicken and serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 240.45kcal
  • Fat: 11.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.11g
  • Fiber: 2.30g
  • Sugar: 11.22g
  • Protein: 20.64g
  • Cholesterol: 56.88mg
  • Sodium: 602.01mg
  • Calcium: 28.80mg
  • Potassium: 506.73mg
  • Iron: 1.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 42.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.08mg
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