One-Pot Braised Chicken & Tomatoes

January 21, 2021 By: Comments
Tagged: Comfort Foods Comfort Foods. Garlic Garlic. Wine Wine. Italian Italian. Recipes Easy Recipes Easy. Onions Onions. Tomatoes Tomatoes. Chicken Chicken. Chicken Dinners Chicken Dinners. Valentine's Day Valentine's Day. Baked Baked.
15 minutes
2 hours
Easy to make and oh-so tasty, this Braised Chicken and Tomatoes recipe is cooked in a single pot in the oven where it slowly bakes with Italian flavors, giving you a flavor-packed and juicy entrée. Plus, since it’s made with red wine, it pairs deliciously with a glass of your favorite variety. And that makes this dish perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal, anniversary or any other special occasion.


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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Add olive oil to a heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat. Pat chicken thighs dry and season with salt and pepper. Add chicken skin-side-down, and brown, about 3-4 minutes. Turn over and repeat.
  2. Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside. Add garlic and onions and cook for 7-10 minutes, or until softened. Return chicken and any accumulated juices back to the pot.
  3. Meanwhile add drained tomatoes, wine, brown sugar, vinegar and Italian seasoning to a blender. Pulse until combined but still chunky.
  4. Pour mixture over chicken and bring to a boil. Cover and transfer to oven for 45 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 170°F at the thickest part.