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Chicken Neapolitan

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + freezing

Makes

8 servings

I often prepare a weeks worth of recipes on the weekend and freeze them so I can quickly have dinner ready for our hungry teenage boys after one of their many sports activities. Served over noodles, this moist chicken with a flavorful sauce is a favorite.—Joan Williams, Baltimore, Maryland
Chicken Neapolitan Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup red wine or beef broth
  • 2 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed cream of tomato bisque soup, undiluted
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Hot cooked noodles or rice
  • Sliced ripe olives and minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken in batches, uncovered, on both sides until a thermometer reads 165°. Remove chicken; keep warm. Add mushrooms and onion to skillet; cook until golden, 8-10 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Add wine; increase heat to medium-high. Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Pour in soup; add basil and oregano. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Return chicken to skillet. Simmer, uncovered, until heated through. Serve with noodles or rice. If desired, sprinkle with halved ripe olives and parsley.

Can you freeze Chicken Neapolitan?

Using a slotted spoon, remove four chicken breast halves and half of vegetables to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour half of wine mixture over chicken in dish. Cool and freeze for up to 3 months. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Bake, covered, at 350° until heated through, 35-40 minutes. Serve with noodles or rice, adding olives and parsley if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 138 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 912mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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