Braised Chicken Thighs With Spicy Tomato Sauce

Braised Chicken Thighs With Spicy Tomato Sauce

Braised Chicken Thighs With Spicy Tomato Sauce is a delicious, one pot dinnerthat your entire family will love.Print Pin RateCourse: DinnerCuisine: MexicanPrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 45 minutesServings: 4 -6Calories: 922kcal


Nutrition InformationSkillet Chicken Thighs with Creamy Tomato Basil Spinach SauceAmount per Serving% Daily Value** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.The nutritional information on this website is only an estimate and isprovided for convenience and as a courtesy only. The accuracy of thenutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed. Itshould not be used as a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.100+ Quick and Easy Main Dish Chicken Recipes

Skillet Chicken Thighs with Creamy Tomato Basil Spinach Sauce

Published: Feb 01, 2018 / 199 CommentsSkillet Chicken Thighs with Creamy Tomato Basil Spinach Sauce – great idea fora quick weeknight meal! Boneless skinless chicken thighs are seared toperfection and served in a creamy tomato basil sauce with spinach, sprinkledwith grated Parmesan cheese. Easy dinner that a whole family will love!As I’ve been shopping at my local grocery store, I realized that I hardly haveany recipes with boneless skinless chicken thighs. Instead, I do have lots ofrecipes with bone-in skin-on chicken thighs. I decided to fix that smallproblem immediately, so I bought them right away and made these deliciousskillet chicken thighs the next day. So glad I did! It’s such a great cut ofchicken meat and it cooks so quickly, this chicken dish took me only 30minutes to make. Everything is cooked in a skillet on the stove top – no extrapans, just one skillet. So easy to make, minimal clean-up!Creamy tomato basil sauce with fresh spinach is perfect for these skilletchicken thighs. So much flavor in one dish!

How to cook boneless skinless chicken thighs in a skillet:

* In a large skillet heat olive oil on medium heat. Season boneless skinless chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Add them top side down to the hot skillet. Cook for 5 minutes on medium heat, until the top side is nicely seared. * Flip over to the other side and sear for 5 more minutes on medium heat. * Remove the chicken from the skillet to a plate.

How to make creamy tomato basil sauce:

* To the same, now empty skillet, add tomato sauce, minced garlic, heavy cream. Bring to boil and stir. * Reduce heat to low simmer. Add fresh spinach and fresh basil. Stir until spinach wilts and reduces in volume. * Taste the sauce and add more salt and pepper, if needed. * Add back cooked boneless skinless chicken thighs, increase heat to medium. Reheat the chicken thighs in the skillet with the sauce and cook until the chicken is completely cooked through and no longer pink in the center. * To serve, spoon the sauce over the boneless skinless chicken thighs and top with grated Parmesan cheese.

How to make skillet chicken thighs (step-by-step photos):

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet, and cook boneless skinlesschicken thighs (seasoned with salt and pepper) on one side for 5 minutes: Flip the chicken thighs to the other side and cook for 5 more minutes: Remove the chicken, add tomato sauce, minced garlic, and heavy cream. Stir tocombine. Add spinach and basil. Cook the sauce until the spinach wilts. Taste the sauce and add salt andpepper, if needed.Add the cooked boneless skinless chicken thighs back to the skillet, reheatthe sauce with the chicken in it. Make sure the chicken is completely cookedthrough and no longer pink in the center.Spoon the sauce over the cooked chicken.

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