Zesty Chicken with Shallots, Capers and Olives

Zesty Chicken with Shallots Capers and Olives - A super delicious dish with fantastic bold flavor! And you'll never believe that this is a Weight Watchers recipe!
I’ve mentioned before that I’m a big fan of Weight Watchers – and this delicious recipe for Zesty Chicken with Shallots, Capers and Olives is a perfect example of why I’m such a fan.  This is one amazingly delicious recipe – and if you can eat a meal like this and still stay on your diet – it’s a real winner in my opinion!
Zesty Chicken with Shallots Capers and Olives - A super delicious dish with fantastic bold flavor! And you'll never believe that this is a Weight Watchers recipe!
This recipe, from the Weight Watchers Make It in Minutes: Easy Recipes in 15, 20, and 30 Minutes (Affiliate Link) cookbook is one of our go-to recipes even when we aren’t counting calories (or Weight Watchers points).  The chicken is seasoned with rosemary and then combined with a super flavorful sauce made from tomatoes, olives, capers, and shallots.  It’s like a trip to a restaurant in the Mediterranean all from the comfort of your own home!
Zesty Chicken with Shallots Capers and Olives - A super delicious dish with fantastic bold flavor! And you'll never believe that this is a Weight Watchers recipe!
*Disclaimer: I am not compensated by Weight Watchers, nor am I endorsing their program.  I just happen to be a fan of their program based on the success that I achieved following their diet program.  Their program worked for me, but results for you may vary.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary, or ½ tablespoon if you are using dried rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup chopped shallots (1½ large or three small)
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 14 ½-ounce can diced tomatoes with their juice
  • 5 pitted and chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers drained
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • Pasta of your choice

Instructions

  • Lay out chicken slices and divide salt, pepper and rosemary between front and back of chicken.
  • Heat half the oil in a large non stick pan over medium high heat and cook chicken in two batches using rest of oil for second half, about 2-3 minutes on each side per batch. Set chicken aside.
  • Place shallots and garlic in pan and cook for one minute until soft. Add vinegar to deglaze pan.
  • When vinegar has evaporated, add wine, tomatoes, olives and capers. Cook over medium to medium high heat 5-8 minutes until mixture has thickened.
  • Add basil and return chicken to pan along with any juices that have leaked out of the chicken and cook for one more minute.
  • Serve over your favorite pasta.
  • Notes

    4 points per serving (Weight Watchers Winning Points)

    Nutrition

    • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
    • Calories: 186 calories
    • Sodium: 878 mg sodium
    • Fat: 4 g total fat
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g saturated fat
    • Carbohydrates: 8 mg carbohydrates
    • Fiber: 1 g dietary fiber
    • Protein: 28 g protein
    • Cholesterol: 66 mg cholesterol

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    Meet The Author: Martha

    Martha is part of the husband-wife team that creates A Family Feast. She loves to cook and entertain for family and friends, and she believes that serving a great meal is one of the best ways to show someone that you care. Martha is a self-taught home cook, who loves to read cookbooks and try new recipes. After a decades-long career in business and online marketing, she now runs A Family Feast full-time. Her specialties are baking, desserts, vegetables and pasta dishes.

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