Baked Italian Chicken

Serves 2.


  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 120g piece flat pancetta, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oregano leaves
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 x 200g chicken breast fillets, trimmed
  • ½ cup (80g) black olives
  • cracked black pepper
  • basil leaves and finely grated parmesan, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Place the tomato, pancetta, oregano, garlic and oil in a baking dish and toss to combine.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken and olives to the dish and sprinkle with pepper.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  6. Place on serving plates, top with basil and sprinkle with parmesan.