Baked Chicken with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

This is a perfect recipe for any summer party!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

10 – 12 chicken thighs – with skin and bone
for the tomato and basil topping:
1 cup of fresh basil – chopped
1 bulb of fresh garlic - chopped
2 large plum tomatoes – diced (not too small)
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper
2 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons olive oil
rub:
¾ tsp. salt
¾ tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. brown sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

Clean and pat dry the chicken thighs.

Combine in a bowl all of the ingredients for the tomato and basil topping and set aside.

Combine in a small bowl the rub and set aside.

Place the chicken in a baking pan and rub the rub on each thigh.

Top with the tomato and basil topping and place in the oven.

Bake 50-55 minutes or until juices run clear.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy