baked chicken with fresh tomatoes and basil

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Catherine Cappiello Pappas
from Amityville, NY

This is a perfect recipe for any summer party!

serves 10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For baked chicken with fresh tomatoes and basil

  • 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
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How To Make baked chicken with fresh tomatoes and basil

  • 1
    Preheat 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.

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