Chicken Thighs With Chunky Tomato Sauce

Chicken Thighs With Chunky Tomato SauceRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 29 Minutes


1 (22-oz.) package frozen mashed potatoes
2 pounds skinned and boned chicken thighs
1 tablespoon Greek seasoning
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium zucchini, chopped
1/2 cup diced onion
1 (14.5-oz.) can fire-roasted tomatoes with garlic, undrained
2 tablespoons cold butter, cut up
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


1. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions. Keep warm.

2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with Greek seasoning. Cook chicken in hot oil in large skillet over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from skillet, and keep warm.

3. Reduce heat to medium. Add zucchini and onion to skillet, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes, and cook, stirring often, 7 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in butter and next 3 ingredients.

4. Serve chicken over potatoes. Spoon sauce over chicken and potatoes. Serve immediately.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Ore-Ida Mashed Potatoes, Cavender's All Purpose Greek Seasoning, and Hunt's Fire Roasted Tomatoes Diced With Garlic.