Easy Tomato Basil Chicken Skillet Bake

This tomato basil chicken skillet bake literally takes 5 minutes to prepare. The Mediterranean flavours are deliciously tasty.

Serves: 4-6


A drizzle of Olivado Avocado Oil & Garlic

12 Waitoa Free Range  Chicken Thigh Fillets

1 cup Superb Herb Basil leaves (plus extra for serving)

1 bottle (680g) Chantal Organics Tomato & Basil Passata

½ cup Grated Cheddar cheese


Serve with

Diamond Pasta Spaghetti


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  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.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the chicken springs back and the juices run clear when cut with a knife or skewer.
  4. Serve with extra basil leaves and spaghetti.