Baked Chicken with Creamy Tomato and Basil Sauce

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Chicken a la Italy! Olive oil, cloves, basil, and tomatoes bring out the savory flavor of chicken. You’ll feel like you’re treating yourself to a meal at a 5 star Italian restaurant.


  • 4 pieces chicken
  • 2 cans cherry tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • basil


  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a skillet, fry the chicken in 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  3. Place chicken in a baking dish, add 2 cloves of unpeeled garlic.
  4. In a bowl, mix both cans of cherry tomatoes (one with the juice), fresh cream, salt and pepper, stir. Add a little bunch of basil.
  5. Pour on the chicken.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, add fresh basil.
  8. Serve with rice, pasta, or mashed potatoes.
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Audrey S. 5 Jul 2015
This baked chicken was spectacular! It had a crusted top with creamy tomato and basil drizzled over top of it.. The juice from the chicken had a rich tomato taste and is something I could make at least once per week.