Balsamic Braised Chicken Thighs

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 8

This Mediterranean-inspired recipe is light yet flavorful.


  • 8 Sanderson Farms® Chicken Thighs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives, drained, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can quartered artichokes, drained
  • Rosemary sprigs (optional)

Nutritional Information (PER SERVING)

Calories: 560
Fat: 38g
Saturated Fat: 10g
Sodium: 640mg
Carbohydrate: 13g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 39g


  1. Season chicken with garlic salt and black pepper.
  2. Heat a 5-quart Dutch oven over medium heat.
  3. Place chicken, skin side down in pan and brown for 4 minutes each side.
  4. Remove chicken and set aside. Drain pan.
  5. Over medium heat, add olive oil to pan. Add onions and cook for 4 minutes.
  6. Add tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, honey, Italian seasoning, olives and artichokes. Stir and bring to a simmer.
  7. Add chicken to vegetables. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 180°F or until the juices run clear.
  8. To serve, place chicken on a serving platter and ladle vegetables over chicken.