Hunt's® Bruschetta Chicken Skillet Recipe

Hunt's® Bruschetta Chicken Skillet

Chicken breast with diced tomatoes, cheese and basil cooked in tomato sauce, then topped with croutons just before serving for the flavor of bruschetta

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  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 3/4 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
  • 1 pkg (0.75 oz each) fresh basil, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
  • 1 can (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 cups small garlic- or Italian-flavored croutons, crushed slightly

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Serving Size: 5 servings (1 topped breast each)
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  1. Stir together drained tomatoes, cheese and basil in medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Top evenly with tomato mixture, pressing onto chicken.
  3. Combine tomato sauce and garlic in large skillet; add chicken. Bring sauce to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in centers (165°F). Top with croutons just before serving.

Cook's Tip

Don't have a meat mallet to pound the chicken? Use the side of a clean, label-free can or a rolling pin instead. Chicken breast tenders may be used in place of breasts with no pounding needed. Place tomato sauce and garlic in skillet; top with 1-1/2 pounds tenders. Spoon diced tomato mixture over tenders. Bring sauce to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is done (165°F). Top with croutons.
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Amount per Serving
Calories 370  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 11 g 17%
Saturated fat 4 g 21%
Cholesterol 122 MG 41%
Sodium 807 MG 34%
Carbohydrate 17 g 6%
Dietary fiber 3 g 10%
Sugars 4 g
Protein 46 g
Vitamin A   14%
Vitamin C   18%
Calcium   18%
Iron   11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Ratings & Reviews
6236 Reviews for Hunt's® Bruschetta Chicken Skillet
Quick and easy crowd pleaser. Can embellish easily with fresh herbs or other ingredients.
Feb 15, 2015
I look forward to trying several of the recipes. Thank you for sharing. I have used Hunt's Tomatoes for several years.
Nov 05, 2014
Quick, easy and delish!
Sep 10, 2014
I like it straight out of the bottle for fries, eggs; use it for mixing homemade salads... my main reason I like Hunt's NO PRESERVATIVE is because I have migraines from time to time and HIGH FRUSTOSE is many time the problem. the preservative either adds to it and makes it worse or kick starts is beginning to happen. Thanks a lot for making it. !!!:)
Sep 01, 2014
Absolutely one of the best recipes I have tried in a long time. Who would guess something this delicious would be found on a can
Jul 11, 2014
This is one of the best recipes I've seen. Since it's quick, easy and delicious, it has become my favorite chicken recipe. You should try it! < :)
NH Suzy,
Jan 03, 2014
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