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Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Capers

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 21 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 thigh and 1/2 cup sauce)
This quick and easy chicken recipe features flavorful chicken thighs, canned tomatoes, basil, and capers and is ready in only 25 minutes.


  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken thighs, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon dried or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with peppers, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 2 tablespoons sliced fresh basil (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 205
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 4.5 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 24.4 g
  • carbohydrate 15.5 g
  • fiber 3.9 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 945 mg
  • calcium 82 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat chicken with cooking spray; sprinkle with basil. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken, and cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Add tomatoes to pan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes, turning chicken occasionally. Increase heat to high; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 2 minutes or until chicken is done and tomato mixture is slightly thick, stirring frequently. Add capers. Sprinkle with fresh basil, if desired.

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