My husband and I loved it! I had 20 mins to prepare the meal and plate it before he got home from work. I had zero time to defrost chicken, NO tomato sauce, No Italian seasoning--So I CHEATED and used the canned Chicken breast from Costco and about 5 fresh diced tomatoes.
Sautéed smashed garlic and drained chicken in the olive oil w/ rosemary, and about 3 pinches of dry basil, to get an "Italian seasoning" taste . As the chicken browned, I diced 5 Organic Roma tomatoes, and threw them in with the cayenne, red pepper flakes, bay leaves(3) and subbed sugar with tomato bouillon because we aren't fond of sweet and lacked the saltiness of tomato sauce.
Added the chick peas and stirred it all together with about 1/3 cup of water and allowed it to simmer with the cover on. Removed it from the heat and topped it all with 2 fresh chopped basil leaves, and chopped sun dried tomatoes.
All the flavors infused so nicely together, I know an Italian grandmother somewhere would've slapped me for my improvisation. I used fresh tomatoes, dry and fresh basil, 2 extra Bay leaves, Sun Dried tomatoes and some tomato bouillon. But hey:
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 7-10 mins
Plate: 5 mins
I had enough time to plate it and set the table. Served the dish with some wine and made it look like I slaved in the kitchen. =)
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My husband and I loved it! I had 20 mins to prepare the meal and plate it before he got home...