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One Pan Tuscan Chicken

This one-pan Tuscan chicken is perfect for an easy weeknight meal! Crispy chicken thighs in a creamy sauce with marinated tomatoes, spinach, and garlic. This recipe requires only a handful of ingredients and is full of flavor. One-pan means clean up is easy, and this makes great leftovers!

Tuscan chicken in a pan
chicken thigh with sauce

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Grocery List:

  • Chicken thighs
  • Garlic
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Marinated tomatoes
  • Basil
  • Spinach
  • Seasoning
  • Cream
  • Parmesan cheese
seared chicken thighs in sauce

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.

In an oven safe pan, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add seasoned chicken thighs, skin side down. Sear for 4-5 minutes until skin start to crispy and chicken releases from pan. Flip and sear for another 4-5 minutes.

Remove chicken from pan. Reduce heat to medium, add in garlic and red pepper flakes, sauté until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Add in the marinated sun dried tomatoes and spinach, cook for another 2-3 minutes until spinach starts to wilt.

Add in heavy cream, stir well to combine. Mix in the shredded parmesan cheese. Add the chicken thighs back into the pan. Place in the preheated oven to finish cooking 5-8 minute or until the chicken thighs reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Serve the chicken thighs with extra sauce spooned over top, garnish with fresh basil and extra parmesan.

creamy tomato and spinach sauce

One Pan Tuscan Chicken

5 from 4 votes
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Chicken, Tuscan Chicken, Weeknight Meals
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 571kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $$
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Ingredients: 

  • 6 Chicken thighs, skin-on, bone-in
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 4-5 Cloves garlic, minced or sliced finely
  • 4 oz. Marinated, sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups Spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Shredded parmesan
  • Basil, for garnish

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  • In an oven safe pan, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add seasoned chicken thighs, skin side down. Sear for 4-5 minutes until skin start to crispy and chicken releases from pan. Flip and sear for another 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from pan. Reduce heat to medium, add in garlic and red pepper flakes, sauté until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Add in the marinated sun dried tomatoes and spinach, cook for another 2-3 minutes until spinach starts to wilt.
  • Add in heavy cream, stir well to combine. Mix in the shredded parmesan cheese. Add the chicken thighs back into the pan. Place in the preheated oven to finish cooking 5-8 minute or until the chicken thighs reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  • Serve the chicken thighs with extra sauce spooned over top, garnish with fresh basil and extra parmesan.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 chicken thigh with sauce | Calories: 571 kcal | Carbohydrates: 8 g | Protein: 29 g | Fat: 48 g | Saturated Fat: 20 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 212 mg | Sodium: 1141 mg | Potassium: 711 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 2171 IU | Vitamin C: 23 mg | Calcium: 165 mg | Iron: 2 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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