Balsamic Skillet Chicken is an easy chicken dinner that cooks in one pot for any easy weeknight meal. This balsamic chicken recipe is smothered in an intensely flavored double tomato sauce made with simple ingredients for an easy dinner recipe.
Busy weeknights call for easy skillet dinners made with simple on-hand ingredients made in little time. Balsamic Skillet Chicken smothered in an intensely flavored double tomato sauce is just that! And all it takes are basics like an onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, sundried tomatoes and a can of diced tomatoes....and chicken, of course, which you can pick up fresh or have waiting in your freezer....and you're good to go! Serve with rice, orzo or pasta and a tossed salad and your family will think they're dining out at an Italian restaurant tonight. So get out your skillet, it's time to make Balsamic Skillet Chicken!
Busy weeknights call for easy skillet dinners made with simple on-hand ingredients. Balsamic Skillet Chicken smothered in an intensely flavored double tomato sauce is just that! All it takes are basics like an onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, sundried tomatoes and a can of diced tomatoes….and chicken, of course. Balsamic Skillet Chicken also cooks in one pot for any easy weeknight meal.
- 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1/2 tsp. dried basil ,divided
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt ,divided
- 1/4 tsp. pepper ,divided
- 1 Tbs. olive oil
- 1 onion ,chopped, 1 cup
- 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes ,chopped
- 1 clove garlic ,minced
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with basil and oregano
- 2 Tbs. thinly sliced fresh basil leaves ,optional
Season chicken with 1/4 tsp. basil, 1/4 tsp. kosher salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper.
Heat oil in large non-stick skillet and cook chicken until browned on all sides; reserve.
In same skillet cook onion, sundried tomatoes and garlic until just tender, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes.
Add balsamic vinegar and cook 1 minutes.
Stir in diced tomatoes with their juices and reserved chicken and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
Garnish with sliced fresh basil, if desired
Makes 4 servings.