One Pan Italian Chicken Recipe

One Pan Italian Chicken Recipe

Course Dinner, Main
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Adore Foods


  • 6 medium chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion thinly chopped
  • 2 medium celery sticks sliced
  • 8-10 bacon strips chopped
  • 1 L tomato passata
  • 1 cup chicken stock/ broth
  • 1 cup fresh basil roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large oven proof skillet. Season with salt and pepper the chicken breast and add them to the pan, cooking 2 minutes per each side, 4 minutes in total. Remove from the pan and set aside on a large plate.
  2. Return the pan to the heat, add chopped bacon and sliced celery sticks and sauté for a couple of minutes. Season with salt and pepper and add tomato passata. Mix to combine, add 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil and reduce the heat to low, allowing to simmer for 10 minutes. If the mixture get too thick, add 1 cup chicken broth.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350F/ 170C.
  4. Remove the pan from heat, add chicken breasts to it, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, remove the foil, sprinkle 1/2 cup fresh basil on top and serve warm.
  5. Enjoy!