Chicken with olives and tomato sauce

Serves 2.


  • 2 chicken breasts, trimmed
  • 1 small brown onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 anchovies, chopped
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp malt vinegar
  • 1/2 cup black olives, pitted, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • any pasta
  • Mozarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Heat a small amount of olive oil in a fry pan and cook chicken until sealed, but not cooked through. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add a bit more oil if necessary and cook the onion until soft. Add the garlic and anchovies and cook for a couple of minutes. Next, stir in the tomatoes, sugar and vinegar and allow to thicken slightly. Lastly add the olives.
  3. Place chicken in an oven proof dish and cover with the tomato sauce and sprinkle mozarella cheese. Cook chicken in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until cooked through.  While the chicken is in the oven, cook the pasta as per packet directions. Serve with steamed vegetables or salad.

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