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Cast Iron Skillet Chicken- Fresh Herbs & Tomatoes

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Are you looking for delicious recipes to cook in your cast iron skillet? Well look no further my friend.
Our insanely tasty Chicken recipe will take your taste-buds for a joy ride!

This simple dish taste as good as it looks. Pallet-pleasing flavors and eye catching colors, this is sure to be one of your families staples.

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken- Fresh Herbs & Tomatoes

Skillet Chicken & Tomatoes


  • 1-1/2 pounds thin-sliced chicken, boneless
  • 1 + 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves or 3 1/2 TBS of Fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons flour, divided
    You can substitute King Arthur Gluten-Free Flour
  • 1 1/2 garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried rosemary
  • 2-3 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil, divided
  • Finely chopped small onion
  • 1 (14.5 oz can) diced tomatoes, drained OR dice 5 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half (milk will work!)
  • 8 ounces pasta, spaghetti, linguine

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package.
  2. Drain well, saving a cup or so of pasta water.
  3. Mix seasoning in a small bowl.  Reserve 2 teaspoons in a small bowl.
  4. Stir 2 tablespoons flour into remaining seasoning.
  5. Coat chicken in flour mixture.  There will be some flour mixture remaining, throw this away.
  6. In a cast iron skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil on medium heat.
  7. Add chicken, cooking 2 minutes per side until browned and cooked thoroughly.
  8. Add additional oil if needed.  Removed chicken, keep warm.
  9. Using same skillet, add 1 tablespoon oil, add onion, stirring for 3 minutes or until softened.
  10.  Stir in 1 tablespoon flour.
  11. Add drained tomatoes, stock and remaining seasoning mixture.
  12. Bring this to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  13. Stir in half-and-half.  Returning chicken to skillet and cook until heated.
Cast Iron Skillet Chicken- Fresh Herbs & Tomatoes

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Monday 4th of September 2017

Looks delicious, can't wait to try it myself. Bookmarking it for future reference :)

Amber Bradshaw

Tuesday 5th of September 2017

Thanks for saving and commenting. I'm sure you'll love it as much as we do. If you make any adjustments that you like, let me know how it goes.