Easy 30 Minute Creamy Tuscan Chicken

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This Creamy Tuscan Chicken recipe is a quick dinner idea your family will love! Pan seared chicken nestled in a creamy garlic white wine sauce with spinach and burst tomatoes. This tuscan chicken recipe is a restaurant quality dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes!

Some of my other favorite Chicken dishes are my Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa and these Easy Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa!

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Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Ok. Today’s recipe I am completely and utterly obsessed with. I think I’ve eaten it 3 days in a row and I’m perfectly ok with that. Why three days in a row? Well, my husband was gone the week I made this so it was just me and the kids eating it. hehe.

If you’ve made my Tuscan Salmon that you’re going to LOVE this recipe too. Why? Because it’s basically the same recipe minus the protein. I subbed chicken for salmon in this dish. Honestly, that’s the best part about this recipe. You could even use shrimp, bay scallops or pork if you wanted. This recipe is so versatile. It’s also crazy easy to make because it’s another one pan meal and done in 30 minutes. 

So let’s recap. It’s your dream meal! Mkay.

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What makes something Tuscan?

Tuscan style cooking doesn’t use complicated ingredients or elaborate cooking methods because honestly, they’re not needed. Instead tuscan style cooking uses fresh, high-quality ingredients that bring out the natural flavors in each dish, simple or not. That’s exactly what this dish is! Simple everyday ingredients for one amazing flavorful finish!

How to make Creamy Tuscan Chicken

  1. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add avocado oil to the pan and then chicken breast. Sear chicken for 4-5 minutes per side.
  3. Remove from pan and set aside. Then immediately add butter to the pan with minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds, stirring the entire time.
  4. Add in onions and saute until translucent, about 2 minutes. Deglaze the pan with white wine, scrapping with a wooden spoon to get any brown bits from the bottom. Season with salt and 1/8 teaspoon of red pepper flakes.
  5. Add in cherry tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes. As the cherry tomatoes start to soften, press them with a spoon to make them burst.
  6. Next add in spinach and saute until wilted down, about 2 minutes.
  7. Pour in the coconut milk. Stir and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Then add lemon juice and fresh basil. Stir to combine.
  8. Place the chicken back in the pan and serve!

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Can You Freeze Tuscan Chicken?

Honestly, I wouldn’t recommend freezing this dish. The texture of the spinach and tomatoes will change drastically and become mushy. I recommend eating it same day or will keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days if stored in an air tight container.

Is This Creamy Tuscan Chicken Recipe Keto?

Yes! This dairy free Creamy Tuscan Chicken Recipe is in fact keto. It is high in fat, protein and low in carbohydrates. You’ll absolutely love it!

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I served this meal with roasted asparagus and for the kids on a bed of spaghetti. Let’s just say it was devoured by all parties. The sauce it’s absolutely delicious because it’s flavor layered upon flavor. Anytime you deglaze a pan to capture all the goodness stuck on the bottom of the pan, you know it’s gonna have a good ending. Plus the chicken is incredibly tender! This will definitely be one of those repeat meals.

It would actually be a great recipe to make if you have company as well. It’s simple to make but definitely a show stopper because the colors and flavor pop. 

I can’t wait to hear what you think. Tag me on the GRAM if you make it! I’d love to re-share! Bon Appetit friends!

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Easy 30 Minute Creamy Tuscan Chicken

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Chicken, Keto, Gluten Free, 30 Minute Meal,
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Easy Creamy Tuscan Chicken – pan seared chicken nestled in a creamy garlic white wine sauce with spinach and burst tomatoes. 


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chiffon

Instructions

  1. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat.
  3. Add avocado oil to the pan and then chicken breast. Sear chicken for 4-5 minutes per side.
  4. Remove from pan and set aside.
  5. Then immediately add butter to the pan and let melt. Add in garlic and saute for 30 seconds, stirring the entire time.
  6. Add in onions and saute until translucent, about 2 minutes.
  7. Deglaze the pan with white wine, scrapping with a wooden spoon to get any brown bits from the bottom. Season with salt and 1/8 teaspoon of red pepper flakes.
  8. Add in cherry tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes. As the cherry tomatoes start to soften, press down on them with a spoon to make them burst.
  9. Next add in spinach and saute until wilted down, about 2 minutes.
  10. Pour in the coconut milk. Stir and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  11. Then add lemon juice and fresh basil. Stir to combine.
  12. Place the chicken back in the pan and serve!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 chicken breast + sauce
  • Calories: 306
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 203 mg
  • Fat: 23 g
  • Saturated Fat: 15 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 19 g
  • Cholesterol: 56 mg

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