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Quick-Braised Thighs

Quick-Braised Thighs

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 541
Quick-Braised Thighs
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 mins
  • Bake: 35 mins at 350°F
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Ingredients

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  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 can (28 oz) fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 3 cups cooked orzo
  • Grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees . Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large stainless skillet over high. Add chicken and brown 4 minutes, turning once. Transfer to a medium (11 x 7-inch) baking dish.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and carefully add tomatoes, basil and wine (they will spatter). Cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Pour over chicken and transfer to oven. Bake 35 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 degrees . Serve chicken and sauce over orzo, topped with Parmesan and additional basil.

Nutrition Information for Quick-Braised Thighs

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 541 cal., 17 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 726 mg sodium, 51 g carb. (2 g fiber, 6 g sugars), 39 g pro.