Skillet Chicken with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe

Skillet Chicken with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe

How To Make Skillet Chicken with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

This skillet chicken is cooked in a rich sauce made with heavy cream, sun-dried tomatoes, and Parmesan. Cook this delicious dinner in under 30 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 4chicken breasts,boneless, skinless
  • tbspolive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3tbspshallot,finely chopped or yellow onion
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1⅓cupslow sodium chicken broth,plus 1 tbsp
  • tspcornstarch
  • ½cupsun dried tomato,halves packed in olive oil, drained and finely chopped
  • ¼cupheavy cream
  • cupParmesan cheese,finely shredded
  • 3tbspfresh basil,chopped


  1. Pound chicken to an even thickness using the flat side of a meat mallet. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. 

  2. Heat 1½ tablespoons of olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. 

  3. Add chicken (cover with a splatter screen if available) and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes per side until center registers 165 degrees on an instant-read thermometer. 

  4. Transfer to a sheet of foil and wrap to keep warm. Set aside.

  5. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in the skillet. Add shallot and saute for about 3 minutes until nearly soft, add garlic and saute for 1 minute longer. 

  6. Pour in 1⅓ cups chicken broth, while scraping the bottom to release browned bits. 

  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining 1 tablespoon broth with cornstarch then pour into skillet. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes, then season sauce with salt and pepper to taste. 

  8. Bring to a light boil and allow to simmer for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add in cream and parmesan, stirring until the Parmesan has melted. 

  9. Remove from heat, add chicken to skillet, spoon sauce over chicken. Top with basil and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 520.75kcal
  • Fat: 33.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.44g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.46g
  • Fiber: 1.38g
  • Sugar: 3.77g
  • Protein: 44.01g
  • Cholesterol: 140.17mg
  • Sodium: 720.98mg
  • Calcium: 199.63mg
  • Potassium: 754.95mg
  • Iron: 2.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 137.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.16mg
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