Here’s our pick for fastest chicken dish: When 15 minutes is all you have, saute a quick-cooking cut, and top it with feta, olives, tomatoes, and mint.

Greek Chicken Cutlets


1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives
4 ounces feta cheese, coarsely crumbled (1 cup)
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 1/2 pounds thin chicken cutlets (about 8)


In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, olives, feta, mint, and 1 tablespoon oil. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

Heat a grill pan over high; brush lightly with oil. Season cutlets with salt and pepper. Cook, working in batches as necessary, until chicken is cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate, and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm. Top chicken with tomato mixture, and serve.

Cook’s Note

Instead of a grill pan for the cutlets, you can use a large skillet over high heat, adding 1 tablespoon oil per batch.

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