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Skillet Cherry Chicken with White Wine Sauce

Made in one pan and simmered in juicy cherries and a white wine sauce, this skillet cherry chicken is quick to make and tastes like summer in a pan!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 499kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 lbs)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups black cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 small shallot, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 oz burrata (at room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves

Instructions

  • Use a meat mallet or a rolling pin to pound chicken breasts flat to 1/2-in thickness. Pat chicken breasts dry with paper towels and season on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter and olive oil in a 9-inch cast iron skillet or stainless steel skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan and sear 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown. Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside.
  • Add cherries and shallot to pan and saute in pan drippings over medium-high heat 3-4 minutes until just tender and juicy. Transfer cherries to a plate and set aside.
  • Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add wine, chicken stock, and lemon juice and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and allow sauce to simmer 5-10 minutes until slightly reduced.
  • Nestle chicken and cherries back into sauce and allow to simmer over medium-low heat an additional 5-10 minutes until chicken registers 165F.
  • Season chicken with additional salt and pepper to taste. Break burrata open over chicken and cherries and garnish top with fresh oregano. Serve chicken immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 59.6g | Fat: 21.6g | Saturated Fat: 8.6g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 3.5g | Sugar: 10.1g | Calcium: 242mg | Iron: 4mg