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
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)
- Stir together drained tomatoes, cheese and basil in medium bowl; set aside.
- Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Top evenly with tomato mixture, pressing onto chicken.
- 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.
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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I love Hunts tomato sauce. It is the only sauce I use to make my spaghetti sauce or any recipe that calls for any kind of tomato product. I did spice up this dish a little with basil and oregNo but it was delish!
May 13, 2015
I will definitely make this again. It was quick, easy, and tasty. If you like garlic, I suggest adding more than the recipe calls for (I added 3 tsp. instead of 1). My husband didn't want the croutons on his, but said it was delicious even without the topping.
May 05, 2015
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
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