Italian Sauteed Rosemary Basil Chicken Recipe

Here is a delicious pan of sautéed chicken breast. Olive oil, fresh rosemary and basil of course fresh minced garlic. A wonderful aromatic chicken slow cooked to perfection.  A quick way to prepare a meal bursting with flavor! The flavors and look of this chicken will make your family think you've gone gourmet and will ask for it time and time again. There are many uses for this sautéed chicken. It's great for topping salads, tasty slider sandwiches or just make it along with some great side dishes to make a perfect meal.
Give this one a try you won't be sorry.

See below for the complete recipe.

This is like my go to recipe when ever I need a tender tasty piece of  chicken breast as the main entrée over greens. It's perfect. This chicken breast also enhances being placed on a bed of rice, on top of a salad or roasted vegetables.  Another suggestion is to use of buttered pasta, mashed potatoes or chopped up for a great flavored chicken salad.


Sautéed Rosemary Basil Chicken:

2 sprigs of chopped fresh rosemary
2  boneless chicken breasts sliced around 1/2 inch thick
3 cloves minced fresh garlic
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
olive oil for cooking
canola oil for cooking
salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper to taste

1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried or fresh parsley

Place sliced chicken breasts in a zip lock bag, add the lemon juice, 3 tablespoons olive oil, oregano, basil and parsley. Marinate overnight or at least 3 hours. Pour out the lemon juice best as you can before frying.

In a large fry pan, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and 3 tablespoons canola oil. Add the garlic, chicken rosemary.  Saute chicken on both sides until nicely browned around 5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.  Add the fresh basil and toss. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste.



+claudia lamascolo  Author

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