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30 • minutes
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4-6 • people
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Not too hard!

Easy Tomato Basil Chicken Skillet Bake

5/5 (2)


  • tickA drizzle of Chantal Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • tick12 free range chicken thigh fillets (we love Waitoa)
  • tick1 cup basil leaves (plus extra for serving) (we love Superb Herb)
  • tick1 bottle (680g) Chantal Organics Tomato & Basil Passata
  • tick½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Serve with (optional):
  • tickPasta spaghetti (we love Diamond)


  • Step 1.

    Preheat the oven to 190°C.

  • Step 2.

    Add a generous glug of oil to the baking skillet then add chicken thigh fillets. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter chicken with basil leaves then pour in the passata. Sprinkle with cheddar.

  • Step 3.

    Bake for 30 minutes, or until the chicken springs back and the juices run clear when cut with a knife or skewer.

  • Step 4.

    Serve with extra basil leaves and spaghetti (optional).

Chantal Organics Products used

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Tomato & Basil Passata

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