Braised Chicken Pinot Noir

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Braised Chicken Pinot Noir

Cook up the perfect, most tender chicken you have ever dreamed of.


To make Braised Chicken Pinot Noir, begin by preheating oven to 350° F. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat in a Dutch oven. Place chicken breasts, skin side down, in the hot oil and brown 4-5 minutes or until golden. Turn and brown the other side approximately 4-5 minutes, then transfer to a plate and set aside.

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in the Dutch oven and add onion. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 3-4 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, then stir in tomatoes and cook for 1 minute. Add the wine and bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits on the sides or bottom of your pan. Add the chicken broth, oregano, and thyme and return to a boil.

Return the chicken to the pan, skin side down, and cover tightly and place in the oven. Cook 1 hour, rotating once, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked and tender. Transfer Dutch oven to the stovetop.

Combine 1 tablespoon butter with flour. Add to pot with chicken and bring to a simmer to thicken.

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat in a skillet or saute pan. Add the mushrooms and cook for 4-5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to your Dutch oven with chicken, stir in chopped fresh basil, and adjust seasoning with salt and black pepper. Enjoy!

Pro Tip: Try serving this over your favorite type of pasta, spaghetti squash, or zucchini noodles! The creamy wine infused sauce creates pasta perfection.


Chicken Breasts, bone in & skin on
Salt & Pepper
3 tbsp
Olive Oil, divided
Medium White Onion, chopped
Garlic Cloves, halved
Small Tomatoes, seeded & chopped
1 cup
Dry Pinot Noir
15 oz
Chicken Broth
1 tbsp
North Shore Living® Oregano, chopped
1 tbsp
North Shore Living® Thyme, chopped
2 tbsp
Unsalted Butter, softened & divided
1 tbsp
8 oz
Cremini Mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup
North Shore Living® Basil, chopped

Time to cook

95 minutes