Tuscan Mediterranean ChickenFeatured by Tentua di Valgiano in the International Wine Club.
6 Tablespoons Olive Oil, divided
8 Skinless, bonelss Chicken Breast halves
1 1/2 Pounds Wild Mushrooms
1 1/2 Cups Chicken Broth
2/3 Cup pitted Kalamata olives
3 Plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 Tablespoon chopped Shallot
1 Tablespoon drained Capers
2 Tablespoons chilled Butter
1 Cup Teardrop Tomatoes (red and yellow)
3 Tablespoons Chopped Fresh Parsley
3 Tablespoons Pine Nuts, toasted
Caper berries, halved (optional)
Heat the oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat 3 Tablespoons oil in large skillet over high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Working in 2 batches, add chicken to skillet and cook until brown, just cooked through (about 3 minutes per side). Transfer chicken to a plate and place in the oven to keep warm. Add 3 Tablespoons oil to same skillet over high heat; add mushrooms to skillet and saute until wilted and slightly browned. Add chicken broth; boil until almost all liquid evaporates. Add olives, plum tomatoesï¿½, garlic, shallot, and capers.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until liquid is reduced by half. Add butter, and stir until melted.
Mix in teardrop tomatoes and spoon mixture over chicken. Sprinkle parsley and pine nuts over and garnish with caper berries, if desired, and serve.