Skillet Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts

This recipe and photo are from: http://www.skinnytaste.com/2015/05/skillet-basil-peach-chicken-breasts.html

Skillet Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts

 Skillet Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts

Skinnytaste.com
Servings: 6 • Size: 1/2 breast with peaches • Old Pts: 4 pts • Weight Watcher Points+: 4 pt
Calories: 169 • Fat: 5 g • Carb: 6 g • Fiber: .9 g • Protein: 24 g

Ingredients:

  • 3 boneless chicken breasts (1 1/2 lbs)
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 12 basil leaves, finely chopped plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 large peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced 1/4 inch thick (about 2 cups)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Pat  the chicken dry with paper towels, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Heat the oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the chicken and cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate and set aside.’

Decrease the heat. Add the shallot and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and cook until fragrant stirring constantly, 45 to 60 seconds. Add the chopped basil, chicken stock and peaches. Return the chicken to the pan and turn to coat. Transfer to the oven  and bake until the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a knife, about 15 minutes. Slive the chicken and serve immediately.

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