Skillet Chicken with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe

Avatar Author's default profile picture
Kelly Hill Modified: March 21, 2022
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

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.

Nutrition

  • 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
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Coconut Lime Skillet Chicken Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
A creamy coconut and lime sauce gives so much flavor to this skillet chicken recipe. This baked dish comes together quickly and is great on a weeknight.
40 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Skillet Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Garlic lovers are gonna want to sink their teeth into this fully loaded and juicy skillet chicken, packed with plenty of garlic, and coated in creamy sauce!
1 hr 15 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Skillet Chicken Fajitas Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
This chicken fajitas recipe is an easy way to incorporate Mexican flavors into your week. The ingredients you'll need are simple too!
30 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Tuscan Garlic Skillet Chicken Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
This skillet chicken comes together in 30 minutes and is loaded with full flavors of fire-roasted tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, and herbs.
25 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Creamy Skillet Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Creamy Skillet Chicken Cacciatore has the most amazing creamy red sauce with peppers, mushrooms, and fresh basil.  The chicken is tender and juicy and on the dinner table in 30 minutes! 
32 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Skillet Chicken Thighs With Greens Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Skillet chicken thighs is a warm and cozy dinner dish cooked with fresh vegetables, flavorful lemon broth and served on top of Swiss chard.
1 hr

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Skillet Chicken with Baby Bok Choy Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Put together a wonderful 30-minute dinner with this skillet chicken that comes with seared bok choy and a savory sauce made of seasoned chicken broth.
30 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Thai Peanut Skillet Chicken Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Carrots, bell peppers, beans and more are cooked along with this skillet chicken. They're all flavored with a Thai-inspired peanut butter glaze.
30 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to