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Cast Iron pot of baked Italian Chicken

Baked Italian Chicken Recipe

Easy, delicious and perfect for batch cooking, this baked Italian chicken recipe with olives, tomatoes and rosemary is perfect for a tasty chicken dinner!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Baked Italian Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 327 kcal
Author Corina Blum


  • 2 tbsp flour
  • Pinch dried oregano
  • Pinch dried thyme
  • Pinch dried basil
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 chilli pepper sliced
  • 3 tbsp olives
  • 1 red pepper cut into strips
  • 100 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsb dried rosemary
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 300 ml chicken stock or white wine


  1. Mix the dried oregano, thyme, basil, salt and black pepper into the flour

  2. Coat the chicken in the seasoned flour mixture.

  3. Heat a little oil in a frying pan.   Add the crushed garlic and sliced chilli and after about 20 seconds, the chicken.   Brown the chicken on all sides.

  4. Place the chicken in an ovenproof dish.  Surround with the olives, red pepper and cherry tomatoes.  Sprinkle with the rosemary and season with black pepper.

  5. Pour the stock into the frying pan with the leftover garlic and and chillies.   Bring to the boil and scrape any bits off the bottom of the pan.   Pour this over the chicken and vegetables.

  6. Cover the dish with foil so it stays moist and doesn't dry out.   Bake in the oven at about 200C for about 40 minutes.   Serve with potatoes or bread.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and a guideline only.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Italian Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 468mg20%
Potassium 1068mg31%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 51g102%
Vitamin A 1250IU25%
Vitamin C 62.8mg76%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.