Chicken and Sun Dried Tomatoes Over Fettuccine Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Chicken breast halves4 , skinned and boned
 Sun dried tomatoes packed in oil7 Ounce (1 Jar)
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Snipped fresh basil/2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed2 Tablespoon
 Sliced ripe olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Capers2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Crushed red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Fettuccine8 Ounce
 Freshly grated parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.9 mg

Sodium 456.4 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 36 g72.1%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 6.7%

Calcium 10.7% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Make 1/2-inch strips of chicken and keep aside.
2. Extract the oil from sun dried tomatoes and chop them coarsely.

3. Take a 12-inch skillet and add 1 tbsp of reserved tomato oil and heat it over medium flame.
4. Add garlic and onion and cook till they turn soft.
5. Now, add chicken and cook till the chicken turns tender or for 8 minutes, by stirring intermittently. Continue cooking for about one more minute after you add tomatoes and basil.
6. Mix capers, ripe olives, pepper, salt, olive oil, 2 tbsp reserved tomato oil and crushed red pepper and heat thoroughly.
7. Take a 6-quart Dutch oven, add 3 quarts boiling salted water and cook fettuccine for about 8 to 10 minutes or till it becomes soft.
8. Drain off excessive water and transfer back to Dutch oven.
9. Add chicken and toss thoroughly.

10. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve.