Braised Italian Style Chicken

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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jennifer Brown

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 4 oz button mushrooms sliced
  • 3/4 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 14 oz tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • While the oven is heating, place a large ovenproof skillet on stove over medium-high heat. Melt coconut oil in the skillet then add chicken. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side until lightly browned.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, add the mushrooms, onions and garlic. Cook until tender.
  • Stir in the chicken broth. Continue to cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, then add the chopped tomatoes, thyme and bay leaf.
  • Add the chicken back to the skillet and season once again with salt and pepper.
  • Bring the mixture to boiling then transfer to the oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
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