Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Recipe

Creamy sun-dried tomato chicken is creamy, delicious, garlicky and super delicious! Dinner can be ready within 30 minutes! 

The sun-dried tomatoes is what makes this dish packed with flavor without a ton of ingredients. Using the oil from the jarred tomatoes will enhance the flavors even more and add color to the dish so save that oil for future meals! You can’t go wrong with a delicious chicken dinner like this sun-dried tomato chicken!

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Recipe

Ingredients for Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken: 

  • 4 oz sun-dried tomatoes including their oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breast thinly sliced or pounded to 1/4″thickness
  •  1 1/2 cups monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 3/4 cup half & half
  • 1 1/4 cups water (or reserved pasta water)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • ground paprika, salt & pepper to taste

How to make Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken:

1. Drain tomatoes; coarsely chop and reserve all the oil. Set aside.

2. Sauté the garlic and sun-dried tomatoes in 2 tbsp of the reserved oil until fragrant (1-2 min.) Remove.

3. Season both sides of the chicken with paprika, salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 tbsp of the reserved sun-dried tomato oil to the frying pan and fry chicken on both sides until done. Remove; chop and set aside.

4. In the same skillet add 1 tbsp of butter, and 2 tbsp of sun-dried oil. Whisk in the flour and gradually add in the half & half and water. Once bubbly and slightly thickened add in the cheeses. Thin out sauce with more water for desired consistency, if needed.

5. Add in the chicken pieces, garlic & tomato saute back to the pan and heat through. Top over pasta.

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Recipe

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Recipe

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Recipe

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Alyona's Cooking
Creamy sun-dried tomato chicken is creamy, delicious, garlicky and super delicious! Dinner can be ready within 30 minutes!

Ingredients

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken:

  • 4 oz sun-dried tomatoes including their oil
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breast thinly sliced or pounded to 1/4"thickness
  • 1 1/2 cups monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 3/4 cup half & half
  • 1 1/4 cups water or reserved pasta water
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • ground paprika salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

How to make Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken:

  • Drain tomatoes; coarsely chop and reserve all the oil. Set aside.
  • Sauté the garlic and sun-dried tomatoes in 2 tbsp of the reserved oil until fragrant (1-2 min.) Remove.
  • Season both sides of the chicken with paprika, salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 tbsp of the reserved sun-dried tomato oil to the frying pan and fry chicken on both sides until done. Remove; chop and set aside.
  • In the same skillet add 1 tbsp of butter, and 2 tbsp of sun-dried oil. Whisk in the flour and gradually add in the half & half and water. Once bubbly and slightly thickened add in the cheeses. Thin out sauce with more water for desired consistency, if needed.
  • Add in the chicken pieces, garlic & tomato saute back to the pan and heat through. Top over pasta.

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4 comments

    • Tetyana

    Thank you for this delicious recipe. I loved how it came out and will be making it again and again for sure

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      You are very welcome, Tania! I’m so glad to hear that thanks for leaving a feedback:)

    • Kristina

    This is the best pasta recipe I’ve ever made!!! Like words can’t describe how delicious this was, huge hit with the family. Making it all the time now

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      Thank you for the awesome feedback, Kristina

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