• Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 30 minutes
  • Ready in: 40 minutes

Italian Braised Chicken is one of the best Italian culinary that you can easily make at home. For a great variation of your family’s dinner meal, you should try this tasty recipe that is easy and pretty quick to make.

How to make Italian Braised Chicken

40 minutes will give you enough time to cook for three until four serving portions of this yummy Italian Braised Chicken. Make some at home by following the recipe below.


  • 450 gr chicken thighs
  • Salt and black pepper as the seasoning
  • 400 gr peeled tomatoes
  • 30 gr olive oil
  • 200 gr diced onions
  • three cloves of minced garlic
  • ten leaves of Italian basil, finely chopped
  • A teaspoon of brown sugar
  • A tablespoon of chopped Italian parsley as the garnish


1First, you need to clean the chicken thighs with water. After that rinse the chicken and dry with a paper towel. Next, you need to give seasoning to the chicken with salt and black pepper. Here, make sure you coat the seasoning into both sides of the chicken thighs.

2Next, you need to prepare the tomato puree. Simply take a food processor and include all of the peeled tomatoes in it. Process for several minutes until the tomatoes become a puree. Also, make sure that the texture of the puree is soft with no remaining clumps in it.

3Then, heat a braiser over high heat. When it reaches the specific heat, put the chicken thighs in it with the skin downside. After that, cook the chicken until both sides of the chicken thighs turn brown. When it is done, remove the chicken thighs from a plate and keep the remaining chicken juice.

4After that, you may use the braiser again and heat it with olive oil over medium heat. Put the other ingredients like onions and garlic. Saute for several minutes until the onions turn soft. Then, you may add the tomato puree along with the basil. Stir well.

5When the mixture is well combined, you can add the chicken thighs along with the chicken juice into the braiser. Put the cover on and simmer over low heat for around 15 to 20 minutes. Make sure the chicken thighs are tender enough and after that stir with more salt and brown sugar.

This Garnish Italian Braised Chicken is perfect to serve at dinner for the whole family. It tastes amazingly flavorful. Besides, the garnish of chopped parsley on top of the chicken makes it much fresher and delicious to eat. Also, make sure you enjoy this immediately while it is warm. Immediately.