One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca makes a beautiful one-pot family dinner. Wonderfully tasty, juicy, and flavorful chicken is a solution for delicious and healthy eating.

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca Recipe

This One Pot Chicken Puttanesca is a great recipe idea when you want to make something simple, fast, and tasty. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs are cooked perfectly in flavorful tomato sauce to make healthy, low carbs and low-fat dinner for all the family.

This Chicken Puttanesca is one of our favorite weeknight dinners. Not only because it’s an easy one-pot meal cooked in a skillet, but it’s packed with so much flavor and requires a handful of simple ingredients.

Just don’t skip anchovies (or anchovy paste) in the recipe – they bring so much flavor and lovely taste to the whole dish. Also, try to find a good quality diced tomatoes to create a wonderful sauce that you can enjoy over pasta or vegetables.

When you’re looking for delicious, high protein, lighter calorie meal for your healthy diet this One Pot Chicken Puttanesca is your answer.

Follow the step-by-step instructions below and you won’t be disappointed.One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs

How to Serve One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

This Chicken Puttanesca Recipe is wonderful over pasta and served with this Easy Roasted Asparagus.

It can also be served over rice, mashed potato or raw zucchini noodles if you want to keep the carbs on the down-low. To add more vegetables to the dinner, make this delicious Zucchini and Tomato Casserole as a side!

A few more of the reader’s favorite chicken recipes are:

Easy Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Chicken Meatballs

Homemade Chicken Sausages

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
for 4 people 10 min 35 min 45 min

Ingredients for One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

  • 6 medium (1.5 lb/660 g) boneless skinless chicken thighs (trimmed of fat)
  • 1 Tbsp. (7 g) olive oil
  • 2 medium (140 g) onions, sliced
  • 1 can (14 oz/400 ml) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water (or chicken broth)
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4-5 anchovy fillets, chopped (or 1 Tbsp. anchovy paste)
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning (or dried oregano)
  • 1 tsp. chicken seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup (50 g) kalamata olives
  • fresh basil, chopped
  • salt and pepper to tasteOne Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs

How to Make Chicken Puttanesca

  1. Heat a large skillet or pot (cast-iron preferred) over medium-high heat. Place the chicken thighs and sauté until lightly golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside.One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs
  2. In the same skillet, add 1 Tbsp. olive oil and sliced onions and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs
  3. Add crushed tomatoes with their juice and pour the water or broth. Season with some salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Return the chicken thighs to the skillet and cook on low heat about 10 minutes.One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs
  5. Add the garlic, anchovies, kalamata olives, seasonings, and chopped basil. Stir well and bring to a simmer.One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs
  6. Cover and simmer on medium-low heat until the chicken is cooked, about 10-15 minutes.
  7. Top with fresh basil and enjoy!One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs

How Many Calories in One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

Calories (per 1 serve, 290g): 322 cal Calories (per 100g ): 111 cal
Fat: 11.9 g Fat: 4.1 g
Carbohydrates: 13.4 g Carbohydrates: 4.6 g
Protein: 38.0 g Protein: 13.1 g
One Pot Chicken Puttanesca – healthy way to prepare chicken thighs

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca

One Pot Chicken Puttanesca makes a beautiful one-pot family dinner. Wonderfully tasty, juicy, and flavorful chicken is a solution for delicious and healthy eating.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course, Supper
Servings 4 people
Calories 322 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 medium 1.5 lb/660 g boneless skinless chicken thighs (trimmed of fat)
  • 1 Tbsp. 7 g olive oil
  • 2 medium 140 g onions, sliced
  • 1 can 14 oz/400 ml diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup 120 ml water (or chicken broth)
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 4-5 anchovy fillets chopped (or 1 Tbsp. anchovy paste)
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning or dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. chicken seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup 50 g kalamata olives
  • fresh basil chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large skillet or pot (cast-iron preferred) over medium-high heat. Place the chicken thighs and sauté until lightly golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add 1 Tbsp. olive oil and sliced onions and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Add crushed tomatoes with their juice and pour the water or broth. Season with some salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Return the chicken thighs to the skillet and cook on low heat about 10 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, anchovies, kalamata olives, seasonings, and chopped basil. Stir well and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and simmer on medium-low heat until the chicken is cooked, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Top with fresh basil and enjoy!

Notes

How Many Calories in One Pot Chicken Puttanesca
Calories (per 1 serve, 290g): 322 cal Calories (per 100g ): 111 cal
Fat: 11.9 g Fat: 4.1 g
Carbohydrates: 13.4 g Carbohydrates: 4.6 g
Protein: 38.0 g Protein: 13.1 g

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