It’s what’s for dinner tonight…

I love to cook and I am always looking for quick, easy and delicious meals to make during the week.  One skillet meals are perfect weeknight dishes.  They are so simple and take less than 30 minutes to throw together, so what’s not to love!   This Mediterranean dish is super delicious, made with easy-to-find ingredients and low in calories!   It’s a win win!


Italian Skillet Chicken with Tomatoes and Mushrooms
Recipe type: One Skillet
Cuisine: Mediterranean
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Serves: 4
Simple Italian -inspired skillet chicken recipe cooked in white wine with tomatoes and mushrooms! Ready in 30 minutes or less
  • 4 large chicken cutlets (I used boneless chicken breasts cut into ¼ thin cutlets)
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano, divided
  • 1tsp salt, divided
  • 1 tsp black pepper, divided
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour, more for later
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8 oz Baby Bella mushrooms, cleaned, trimmed and sliced
  • 14 oz grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh garlic
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (juice of ½ lemon)
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • handful baby spinach (optional)
  1. Pat chicken cutlets dry. Season on both sides with ½ tbsp oregano, ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp black pepper. Coat chicken cutlets with the flour; dust off excess. Set aside briefly.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large cast iron skillet. Brown the chicken cutlets on both sides (3 minutes or so). Transfer the chicken cutlets to a plate for now.
  3. In the same skillet, add more olive oil if needed. Add the mushrooms and saute briefly on medium-high (about 1 minute or so). Then add the tomatoes, garlic, the remaining ½ tbsp oregano, ½ tsp salt, and ½ tsp pepper, and 2 tsp flour. Cook for another 3 minutes or so, stirring regularly.
  4. Now add the white wine, cook briefly to reduce just a little; then add the lemon juice and chicken broth.
  5. Bring the liquid to a boil, then add the chicken back in the skillet. Cook over high heat for 3-4 minutes, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and cook for another 8 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and its internal heat registers a minimum of 165 degrees F.
  6. If you like, stir in a handful of baby spinach just before serving. Enjoy hot with your favorite small pasta like orzo and a crusty Italian bread!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 218 Fat: 6.3g Carbohydrates: 16.6g Sodium: 797mg Protein: 23.2g


What are you cooking for dinner tonight?  I would love to hear some of your favorite recipes in the comments below!  Happy Cooking!

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  • Lee Ann Maloney-Ross

    I just started the Whole 30 Plan. I am currently trying to navigate the ins and outs of this way of eating. You don’t realize how often you reach for something processed until you can’t. Hopefully I can start trying some of the wonderful recipes included in their books. The hardest part for me is needing to plan ahead for every situation. I will share any new recipes that might be helpful for others on this journey.

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