Mediterranean Chicken

Mediterranean Chicken
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 50
  • Servings: 4

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2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
1 Pkg (8 pieces) Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
Salt and pepper
1 cup (250 mL) Chopped red onion
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 Orange pepper, chopped
1 Medium eggplant, cut into 1” (2.5 cm) cubes
1 Zucchini, cut into 1” (2.5 cm) cubes
1 tbsp (15 mL) Tomato paste
2 cups (500 mL) Marinara sauce
1 cup (250 mL) Chicken broth
1 tsp (5 mL) Sugar
Pinch of chili flakes
1 tsp (5 mL) Italian seasoning
Fresh basil
1/2 cup (125 mL) Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook for 4-5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.

ADD vegetables to the same skillet and sauté, stirring occasionally for 8-10 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, marinara sauce, chicken broth, sugar, chili flakes, and Italian seasoning. Cook for 2-3 minutes then nestle chicken into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste and simmer, covered for 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken has reached 185°F (85°C).

SERVE sprinkled with fresh basil and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.


Serve over polenta or pasta.

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