Monday, September 28, 2009

One Pan Dinner Party: Chicken with Artichokes & Tomatoes

artichoke chicken

Here is a simple one pan meal that can be made ahead and is so delish.

Mel from bitchencamero made an artichoke chicken dish much like mine.
Since I hadn't made it in forever, I decided to make it for a recent dinner party, because it was an easy main dish, and I could concentrate on the appetizers and sides.

It's almost like a stew, you can serve it over polenta, or with hunks of good Italian bread to mop of the sauce.

It's perfect at room temperature and can be made well in advance.

Artichoke Chicken in a Skillet:

10 piece package of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
2 cans of artichokes in water, drained and halved
2 14 oz. cans of fire roasted tomatoes
3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
2 onions, thinly sliced
handful of capers
handful of kalamata olives, chopped
dash of hot pepper flakes
kosher salt and pepper
fresh parsley for garnish

Season your chicken thighs with kosher salt and pepper and brown them 4 minutes per side in a heavy skillet w/ olive oil.

To the skillet, add garlic and onions, cook another minute or two, until vegetables are starting to soften.

Next, add your tomatoes, artichoke halves, capers & olives.
Turn heat down to low and simmer 20 minutes until chicken is cooked and sauce starts to thicken.

Serve in bowls and garnish with more capers, if desired.


Ciao Chow Linda said...

What a yummy looking main course. Pray tell, what were the appetizers and sides?

kat said...

That looks wonderful, I bet it would be good over pasta too!

Lisa said...

I love your one pot meals. And this one is great because I always have the ingredients in my pantry.

The Japanese Redneck said...

Great looking meal!


StaceyEsq said...

This might just be my absolute favorite dinner -- so easy to make and so delicious. Can't wait to try your recipe!

c.micheletti said...

Try this: add 1T tomato paste (from tube) 1t anchovy paste (from tube), bay leaf, 1T lemon zest, simmer a little longer, serve sprinked with more grated zest chopped with parsley.

Karen said...

Easy and it looks great. I think I'd love this over some pasta!

Michele said...

That looks delicious! I make something similar and serve it over couscous.

The Food Hunter said...

Sounds quick and easy...I love those kind of meals

A Feast for the Eyes said...

Simple. Colorful. Flavorful. Lovely-- just like Stace.

Amy B said...

Your Arroz Con Pollo recipe was the best dish I every made. Can't wait to try this one too - and its so healthful!

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Proud Italian Cook said...

I have four bags of frozen artichokes from TJ's in my freezer, this is a great way to use them up!

Abby S. said...

Your blog is wonderful. I made this recipe the day you posted it for an impromptu dinner with my friends. We really enjoyed it. We put it over rice and it was delicious.

Steve said...

This looks delicious and great for a quick dish. Artichokes make it. Can't wait to try it. I see that you're from Summit. Me too, small world. Please check out my blog if you like: You'll find yours listed as "Flavourful." Cheers.

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