Chicken in a Creamy Tomato Artichoke Sauce

Chicken in a Creamy Tomato Artichoke Sauce

You are looking at the simplest chicken dish that full of flavor and come together in less than 30 minutes. This recipe could not be easier, yet packed with flavors from tomatoes, artichoke, parmesan and mascarpone cheese. Simply cook the chicken in the pan and then make the sauce in the same pan! Very affordable meal and perfect for a week night dinner. Serve over pasta, rice, etc and a side of steamed vegetables like broccoli.

Chicken in a Creamy Tomato Artichoke Sauce

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Time: 30 min
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound (2-4) skinless and boneless chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine  or low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen artichokes (or use canned artichoke)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon Italian spices
  • 1/4 cup of mascarpone cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil or parsley, thinly sliced


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat, add the chicken and cook until lightly golden brown on both sides and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side, before setting aside.
  2. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  3. Add the wine and deglaze the pan.
  4. Add the broth, diced tomatoes, artichokes, Italian spices and cheese. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the sauce thickens a bit, about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Mix in the chicken along with any juices, season with salt and pepper to taste, simmer for couple more minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and mix in the basil or parsley.
  7. Serve over pasta, rice, etc and a side of steamed vegetables like broccoli.

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    February 24, 2015 at 11:47 am

    This looks fantastic! 🙂

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    Bonnie Eng
    February 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    Yum, I would love this over some steamed rice…great recipe Olga! 🙂

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      February 24, 2015 at 12:50 pm

      Thanks Bonnie! Yes, I think you woul like it:) and it’s super easy to make!

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    February 24, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    Yum! <3

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    February 24, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    That looks so good!!

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    Julie is HostessAtHeart
    February 24, 2015 at 4:12 pm

    This dish looks amazing! I just love chicken and artichokes together. Pinning!

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      February 24, 2015 at 5:23 pm

      Thank you so much! I agree, chicken and artichoke are so good together:) hope you try it, it’s really easy recipe but so good:) thanks for stopping by! Olga

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    February 24, 2015 at 6:55 pm

    They are so tempting…

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    February 24, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    That looks really tasty 🙂

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    Frugal Hausfrau
    February 24, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    What a gorgeous dish! This is going on my pins, for sure, and thanks for posting it!

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      February 25, 2015 at 8:48 am

      Thanks! Hope you try it.. It’s a great recipe, easy but so tasty! Thanks for stopping by:)

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    Tasty Eats Ronit Penso
    February 24, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    Wonderful! 🙂

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    Sheri Fox
    February 24, 2015 at 9:52 pm

    Yum! Looks incredible. I’ve never used mascarpone… this is great inspiration!

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      February 25, 2015 at 8:46 am

      Thanks! Mascarpone is great addition to pasta sauce.

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        Sheri Fox
        February 25, 2015 at 3:59 pm

        I got it! CAn’t wait 🙂

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        Sheri Fox
        February 25, 2015 at 4:05 pm

        Got all the fixings, can’t wait to try this!

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    February 24, 2015 at 11:06 pm

    Looks and sounds delicious!!!😋

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    chef mimi
    February 25, 2015 at 8:05 am

    nice and simple. A great way to cook!

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    February 25, 2015 at 11:11 am

    And there you go! Here I am again, eating carrots- as per usual, and reading one of your posts! This should be forbidden you know 😀 It looks delicious Olga, as always!

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      February 25, 2015 at 2:23 pm

      Thanks Marta! I need to eat more veggies too.. I had a salad for dinner yesterday, well, topped with some bacon:)

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    Pang @ circahappy
    February 26, 2015 at 8:50 am

    OMG!!! Beautiful photo & no doubt, wonderful recipe. I love love love it SO MUCH. I am drooling over this post right now, I hope you know!!!! <3 <3 <3

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      February 26, 2015 at 9:03 am

      Thank you so much Pang! I appreciate your kind words:) thanks for stopping by!

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    February 26, 2015 at 10:56 pm

    This looks so yummy! 🙂

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    February 27, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    Gorgeous – how did this slip by me? Love artichokes and chicken in the same dish, I’m going to have to bookmark and try it out soon 🙂

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      February 27, 2015 at 1:24 pm

      Thanks Loretta! Yes, it’s a good one:) I made it few times now, it’s super easy and delicious! Hope you try it soon! Have a nice weekend!

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    February 27, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    Oh my looks absolutely delicious Olga, I love the addition of the mascarpone cheese, it makes the dish luxurious, yum!

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    March 2, 2015 at 5:42 am

    Rich and delicious looks – have to try this!

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    Sheri Fox
    March 13, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    Just wanted to let you know that I made this and it was delicious! Going into the favorites file. Not only that, I now have used mascarpone in several dishes! Thank you for the introduction – it’s a new favorite must-have-on-hand ingredient. yay!

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      March 13, 2015 at 3:52 pm

      Oh, I am so happy to hear this! Yay! If you still have some of the mascarpone left, check out my chocolate banana cake with mascarpone frosting… It’s a good one too:) have a nice weekend Sheri!

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