Brown Sugar Peach Puff Pastry Pop Tarts.
Monday’s in August are made better with a dinner like this Rosemary Peach Chicken in a White Wine Pan Sauce.
For as much as I love Monday (yes I love Monday), they are made so much better with an easy dinner…one that’s delicious and satisfying of course. Monday’s for me are always busy, which I love, but come dinnertime (which is closer to nine or ten PM over here) the last thing I feel like doing is creating a giant meal. Anyone else feel the same? I feel like we’re all in the same boat, especially with summer coming to a close, school starting back up, and the busyness of a new season on the horizon (hello fall I am pretty excited for you).
This is why I’m so excited to share this late summer meal with you.
Today is a different Monday for me, as I am in Cleveland and spending time with my extended family. It’s been a strange couple of weeks for us all, but I think everyone is happy to be celebrating my grandma today and saying our final goodbyes. I am speaking at the service, so please say a little prayer that I can keep things together and not fumble too many words…I’ll be sure to update you guys on how that goes later this week.
Sadly, we also spent Saturday morning supporting my brother Trevor’s girlfriend, Lou, who lost her older brother to an unexpected heart attack at the age of thirty-two. My family and I did not personally know him, but it was incredibly sad and my heart breaks for Lou and her family. I think if there’s one thing you take away from this post today, it’s to hug someone you love and never take life for granted, it is a very precious thing. So as cheesy as this sounds, go give someone you love a hug today. Trust me, it’s gonna make you feel a million times happier and who knows, you might just make that person’s Monday a million times better!
Before we jump into today’s yummy recipe, I want to lighten things a bit and ask how everyone’s weekend went? I feel like I haven’t asked this question in forever? As I mentioned, things have been go, go, GO, so let’s catch back up! What are you guys up to this summer? I cannot believe how quickly summer is coming to an end so I’m so curious as to what you guys have been up to. Are you taking vacations? Just soaking up the sun on the weekends? Picking fresh peaches. What’s happening?
I’m personally hoping you went peach picking because we all need to make this peach chicken. And tomorrow…there will be an even sweeter peach recipe.
Okay, so here’s the deal. I decided to make this recipe on a whim towards the end of last week. Fresh peaches were sent to me from Frog Hollow Farms out in California, and oh my gosh, they were so delicious. I knew I needed to make a couple of recipes with them before we headed out of town and first up was this chicken.
Let me just explain it in five simple words…
Bacon. Chicken. Wine. Peaches. Mozzarella.
I mean, how good does that combo sound?
The chicken gets seasoned with rosemary and lemon zest, and then cooked up in the bacon fat from the crispy bacon. Thus adding an insane amount of flavor without adding extra ingredients. Love that.
From here we add in the wine, peaches and mozzarella. Next transfer the skillet to the oven and roast for a bit until the cheese gets all melty and gooey.
Then serve the meal up with the pan sauce drizzled overtop of the chicken, and add some fresh basil.
Seriously just perfection in a pan. The perfect easy dinner from now until October. I like to serve this with a side of roasted potatoes or rice, either are delicious. Then maybe a simple summer salad and your dinner is complete.
Bottom line here? If you have a lot peaches sitting on your counter at this very moment then you need to be cooking up some peach chicken for dinner tonight. <–do it.
Alright guys, sorry for the short and all over the place post today. I’m writing this with a lot of chaos around me, so forgive my all over the place thoughts and hang in there with me the next couple of days. Things will be a little more back to normal on Thursday, once I have returned home.
In the meantime, enjoy this chicken and have a great Monday!
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ps. don’t forget to hug everyone you love today! Promise, it will make your Monday a much happier day!
This was SO good I’m going to hoard it! Everything compliments each other perfectly and I didn’t have to sway from the recipe in any way. I put the pan dripping and chicken over some whole wheat linguini. Great recipe Tieghan!
Happy Wednesday! Thanks so much for making this recipe and your comment, so glad to hear it turned out well for you! xx
This recipe looks amazing! I’d love to try it, but need to avoid bacon/grease due to dietary restrictions. Do you have any suggestions for substitutions to maintain the rich flavor?
I would add some butter in place of the bacon:) I hope this recipe turns out well for you, please let me know if you give it a try! xx
This meal was delicious! I made a few tweaks:
I brined the chicken in salt water for about 20 minutes and then slightly pounded the breasts so they were a but thinner.
I also put the dish over angel hair pasta, so I added cream to the dish for a bit more of a sauce (to do this, I took all chicken out, added water plus about 1/3 cup cream, and then whisked thoroughly while I added the wine.)
I added burrata instead of mozzarella (except I had the meal with blue cheese salad and let me tell you… Blue cheese would be delicious on this!)
I couldn’t find basil at the store so I subbed for sage!
This meal was such a hit and I will definitely be making it again!! Thanks Tieghan!
Happy Friday!? Thanks a lot for trying this recipe out, I love to hear that it was a winner! Thanks for sharing all that worked well for you! xx
What a great use for those late summer peaches! I am lactose intolerant so used goat cheese on half and served with a wonderful baguette!
Awesome!! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks for making it! Have the best weekend! xxT
This was fantastic! My whole family loved it!
Happy Monday!! I really appreciate you trying this recipe out, I am so glad it was enjoyed! Have a great week:)
I think of this recipe when fresh peaches roll around. a favorite recipe with the fresh herbs and a bit of melted cheese. We use a bit of goat cheese instead of mozzerella and I ” skinny” the recipe up a bit for our own needs, (ie no flour, or oil, (use misto spray) but follow the spirit of this recipe and we find it wonderful. Thank you
Happy Wednesday!! Thanks a bunch for making this recipe and sharing your review, I love to hear that it was tasty!?
This was the first HBH recipe that I stumbled across and it left me HOOKED. The combination of the peaches with the savory sauce was a revelation. I served it atop rice which got coated in the pan sauce and it was really so so delicious. Now I’m raving about HBH to anyone who’ll listen, gifting the cookbooks to relatives, and whenever I get a craving for something this is the website I search for it on. Highly highly recommend this recipe and all the others on this blog, you will not be disappointed!
Oh my goodness this is such a kind comment! Thank you so much for your support and kindness. It makes me so happy to hear you are enjoying HBH! 🙂 xTieghan
I have made this twice, and it’s the bomb! I’m a Colorado girl also, and Palisade peaches make this an outstanding seasonal dish. Thanks for your food genius!
Fantastic! Love to hear that the recipe was enjoyed, thanks bunch for making it. Have the best weekend:) xTieghan
So good! The first thing my husband said was it tasted like we were at a restaurant. I didn’t tell him others said the same thing. We used skinless thighs because that is what we had on hand and I don’t know if I don’t feel like we missed anything.
Fantastic! I am delighted to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks a lot for giving it a try! Have the best week:) xTieghan
Loved this! So freaking easy and quick with little clean up. Used basil & rosemary from my garden, made it that much more gratifying. Fresh peaches with the herbs and lemon zest made it a wonderful summer dish! Definitely making again. I might be obsessed.
I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks a lot for giving it a try! xTieghan
Very good. I made this last night in a cast iron skillet on the grill. I swapped burrata cheese in place of the mozzarella. This is fantastic and a GREAT date night meal. Oh we washed it down with Watermelon Palomas.
Thank you so much for giving this recipe a try, love to hear that it was enjoyed! Have the best week:) xTieghan