Chicken in Honeyed Tomatoes

YIELD: 6 servings


6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts about 2 lbs.
Salt and pepper to taste
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 onion chopped
1 clove garlic minced
1 can (28 oz.) plum tomatoes drained and chopped
1/2 cup dry white wine
6 Tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves crushed
1 cup pitted black olives halved
3 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


Flatten chicken breasts slightly by pounding them between 2 pieces of waxed paper. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, cook chicken breasts about 3 minutes per side, until browned. Remove and keep warm. In same skillet, cook onion and garlic until soft, about 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, wine, honey, thyme and tarragon. Simmer sauce about 15 minutes or until thick. Return chicken to sauce; add olives. Cover and cook another 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. To serve, divide chicken and sauce evenly between serving plates. Sprinkle with parsley.


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