Chicken with warm bean salad on a plate.
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Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts with Warm Bean Salad

This is the second time I’ve made this recipe and it was just as simple and delicious the second time around. It’s a great comfort food dish. This time, I served baked potatoes on the side for a super satisfying meal.

Chicken with warm bean salad on a plate.

Close-up of chicken with beans and tomatoes on a fork.
Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts with Warm Bean Salad – hoppershaun


2 chicken breasts
3 tablespoons olive oil
half an onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 can of cannellini beans, drained
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
1 tablespoon chopped basil
good squeeze of lemon juice
salt and black pepper

1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a frying or griddle pan over a medium heat. Add the chicken breasts and cook for about 8 minutes each side, or until cooked through.
2. Meanwhile make the warm bean salad. Gently cook the onion and garlic in 2 tbsp of olive oil until the onion has softened. Add the tomatoes and cannellini beans and season with salt and pepper. Cook until warmed through and then add the chopped herbs and lemon juice. Mix well and serve alongside the chicken breasts.

MacGourmet Rating: 5 Stars

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

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